Mike Torres, Antonio Peña and Angel Nونñez all appeared with the Puerto Rican national team
The Dominican Republic team has fresh faces to take on the challenge of the World Cup Basketball Qualifiers in San Juan, Puerto Rico
As of February 17th, FIBA AmeriCup Qualifier At the Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico and the Dominican national team are hoping to maintain their leading position in Group C with three wins and one defeat.
The official contact has just been announced by the Dominican Basketball Association, highlighting three players who have not been with the team before.
Mike Torres, Spaniard by birth, is one of the players who has generated the most expectations from Dominican fans. Michael Torres Cuevas, 26, is a goalkeeper for Real Betis Balencesto in Spain.
At 6 feet 2 inches tall, many expect this to be a must-keeper who can instantly contribute to the team. In 17 games this season, he averaged only 6:24 minutes per game at an average of 1.7 parts per second, 0.6 revolutions per minute and 0.5 points per second, and he came to Betis this season to achieve “freshness and competition day after day.” “.
Antonio Pena At 6 feet 8 inches tall, he has been touring with appearances in Spain, Colombia, Germany, Puerto Rico, Argentina, Mexico and with La Vega in the National Basketball League.
First exercises today. #americup #Vamosdom 🇩🇴🏀 pic.twitter.com/2juAPhBZV6
– FEDOMBAL (FedombalRD) February 13, 2021
The Villanova University graduate was born in Brooklyn and currently plays for Soles de Mexicali in the National Professional Basketball League in Mexico, and in his final season averaged 21.2 minutes, 8.8 points, 4.2 rebounds and 1.5 assists.
In case Angel Nunez He is a 6ft 8in tall and 210 Pounds player who has played for the Long Island Nets in the G-League with low participation. He was born in the Bronx, aged 29 years old and graduated from the University of Louisville.
The Dominican Republic will face the Virgin Islands on February 19 and the next day it will face Cuba, a choice according to unconfirmed reports that will run into trouble during the trip to San Juan.