The Canarian pivot Santi Aldama, who plays for the Loyola Maryland University team, has announced his intention to declare himself eligible for the next NBA Draft. Aldama will maintain college eligibility so he could continue on his current team if he finally decides to change plans.
Aldama is a 2.11-year-old and 20-year-old player, trained at the Canterbury Lions Academy in Las Palmas, international in various categories and European under-18 champion.
“I have always dreamed of becoming an NBA player and I am ready to take this next step in my career,” said the Canarian player in his message on social networks in which he announced these plans.
“Two years ago I decided to leave Spain knowing that Loyola would be the perfect place to pursue my dream of becoming a soccer player. NBA. However, I would never have imagined how much I could grow here as a player, a student, and, above all, as a person ”, the text begins Aldama.
“I want to thank the coaches Hardy and Ivo for believing in me and giving me the opportunity to join this great program. I want to thank the entire Loyola technical team and my teammates for pushing me to do my best every day, both on and off the track ”.
“To the community of LoyolaThank you for making me feel at home from day one. I will always be grateful to you for all that you have taught me during the last two years. And to my family, thank you for always supporting me to continue along the way, “he wrote.
Aldama who makes this decision since it has the possibility of being among the 60 elected on July 30 in the Barclays
Center from Brooklyn (New York). In ESPN’s latest prediction, one of the most reliable, he ranks 57th for his great level leading a small college until he was one game away from the college title playoffs.