07/22/2021 at 10:02 PM CEST
Sergio Scariolo had his first contact with the press after his long journey from Dallas to Tokyo, and with a still weary countenance, he acknowledged that they must Get over all those settings and focus on basketball and competition.
“We have had a very long trip, the paperwork and then the coupling to the village, as well as a time change, so he is interested in physically recovering & rdquor ;, commented Scariolo.
“We have had a good first training session and very happy with the attitude of the players.. There are still days to start but we have to start well and that has to penetrate all players & rdquor ;, he commented as a warning to his own. “We are aware that the task is going to be complicated and that is why you have to be focused from day one,” he said.
America, the best
Regarding the United States, he has no doubts. “I was honestly impressed. It seems to me a team full of great stars and they are going to incorporate three more. As always, it is totally up to them. If they will be at their level, we all know that they are the best team by far above the rest & rdquor ;, he said categorically.
“If they will not be well, it will be another speech but knowing the quality of the coaching staff and the players, I don’t expect them to act below their normal level & rdquor ;.
With the American superiority, it is clear that “We have to be prepared to fight for a medal, which is always the highest result you aspire to in a & rdquor; Games.
For Scariolo, the team’s commitment to winning remains intact despite so many successes. “This team has shown that ambition and enthusiasm has a lot. He has always shown commitment, effort and performance, so everyone can be calm & rdquor ;, he finished.