Real Madrid returns to action!

Sep 03, 2019 by Euroleague.net Print
Real Madrid returns to action!

Perennial Turkish Airlines EuroLeague title contender Real Madrid started to get ready for the 2019-20 season by holding its first preseason practice on Tuesday in the Spanish capital. Head coach Pablo Laso, who signed a contract extension last week, has many of his players available, although five of them -- Facu Campazzo, Nico Laprovittola, Gabriel Deck, Sergio Llull and Rudy Fernandez -- are currently representing their national teams at the 2019 FIBA World Cup.

The rest of the roster, including newcomer Jordan Mickey, went through mandatory medical tests before the team's first practice, which focused on stretching and physical skills, but also included several exercises on the court with the basketball. Real will carry on practicing until its first preseason against EuroLeague newcomers Zenit St Petersburg at the Costa del Sol tournament in Frigiliana, Spain on Friday, September 6.