Scariolo Says He Must “reflect” On The Renewal Proposal With Spain

Rome, Apr 3 (EFE) .- The Italian Sergio Scariolo, Spain coach and assistant to Nick Nurse, coach of the Toronto Raptors, of the NBA, assured this Friday that the Spanish Basketball Federation informed him that he wants to extend his contract. , but recognized that he needs to “reflect”.

“The Spanish federation expressed its willingness to renew my contract and I am grateful, but we must reflect. It is not about passion or desire, there are those, I have a lot of fun and things have been phenomenal. I am grateful for this opportunity , but we must talk, “Scariolo acknowledged in an interview on Italian television” Sky Sport “.

“I have to talk to Spain and the Raptors, because they also expressed the same intention to renew our bond. We must balance all the components, also the family aspect, because with so many commitments, the time for the family is little,” he continued.


Scariolo, who conquered in September 2019 the Basketball World Cup in China with Spain, has a contract with the Spanish Federation until next summer.

The Italian coach is currently in Toronto and assured that the NBA is “fiercely” determined to end the season, as soon as the coronavirus emergency allows it.

“The NBA is fiercely motivated to end the season when possible. They have no problem playing their games in the summer, without an audience, in one place. They are preparing the options. The situation in the United States is increasingly worrying and I do not know when can the conditions be met, “he said.

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