“Pep Cargol would be a good scorer in the NBA today”

Pep cargol, today the sports director of Casademont Zaragoza, was one of the most important players in Spanish basketball during the late 1980s and 1990s. A tall forward with great mobility and strength who could score, defend, rebound and be a player all terrain.

Ahead of his time both by game and by physical conditions as now he has wanted to highlight his former Real Madrid teammate Rickey Brown. The one who was the pivot of Caja de Ronda and the white team responded on social networks about the figure of Cargol, of whom he said: “When we played together he was a scorer! In today’s NBA he would be a good scorer.”

Cargol, who shone in the ranks of Real Madrid, had his opportunity to shine against the NBA at the 1988 McDonald’s Open held in Madrid. The white team got into the final after beating Scavolini de Pesaro and had to face the Boston Celtics of Kevin McHale, Reggie Lewis and Larry Bird, who suffered in their flesh the defense of the Spanish player.

The Girona forward played 15 seasons in the ACB (Licor 43, Real Madrid, Valvi Girona, Caja San Fernando and Gijón) in which he played 511 games and averaged 6.9 points, 2.3 rebounds and 0.7 assists. It was 46 times international and won two ACB leagues, one Euroleague, two Copas del Rey, a Korac Cup and a Recopa, as well as a bronze with the national team at the 1991 Eurobasket.

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Pep Cargol, today the sports director of Casademont Zaragoza, was one of the most important players in Spanish basketball during the late 1980s and 1990s. A tall forward with great mobility and strength who could score, defend, rebound and be a player all terrain.

Ahead of his time both by game and by physical conditions as now he has wanted to highlight his former Real Madrid teammate Rickey Brown. The one who was the pivot of Caja de Ronda and the white team responded on social networks about the figure of Cargol, of whom he said: “When we played together he was a scorer! In today’s NBA he would be a good scorer.”

Cargol, who shone in the ranks of Real Madrid, had his opportunity to shine against the NBA at the 1988 McDonald’s Open held in Madrid. The white team got into the final after beating Scavolini de Pesaro and had to face the Boston Celtics of Kevin McHale, Reggie Lewis and Larry Bird, who suffered in their flesh the defense of the Spanish player.

The Girona forward played 15 seasons in the ACB (Licor 43, Real Madrid, Valvi Girona, Caja San Fernando and Gijón) in which he played 511 games and averaged 6.9 points, 2.3 rebounds and 0.7 assists. It was 46 times international and won two ACB leagues, one Euroleague, two Copas del Rey, a Korac Cup and a Recopa, as well as a bronze with the national team at the 1991 Eurobasket.

Subscribe to the BRAND Basket Newsletter and receive in your email, from Monday to Sunday and first thing in the morning, the exclusive news, interviews, reports, graphics and videos that will mark the day in the NBA, Endesa League, Euroleague and the rest of the basket world.

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