He might not be the next Bo Cruz of the NBA, but Spanish national and Boston Celtics alumnus Juancho Hernangomez helped Spain obliterate the Netherlands National Team, 86-64, in World Cup group stage qualifying on Saturday.
The former Boston swingman put up a respectable 5 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists as a starter in just under 24 minutes of floor time. Hernangomez turned the ball over twice and picked up as many personal fouls, while shooting 2-of-5 from the field overall, 1-of-3 from beyond the arc, and missing both of his free-throw attempts.
The protagonist of “Hustle” might not be quite the star player portrayed in the Netflix film he co-starred with Adam Sandler in, but he is still playing high-level basketball for Spain and, hopefully, this season in Toronto, his new home.
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