[...] Nor does the player, who believes he is in the best place to grow: "I am focused on Malaga, I have a long contract with Unicaja. Last summer I know that Maccabi made an offer for me, but I have not had any contact with them, or anyone else. I'm happy here. The leap from Gran Canaria has been great. Here I am right, two hours from England ... I also think that Malaga is the best place to progress and improve my game both with my teammates and Aíto and his coaches out here. They believe in young talent. I learned so much this year ... And I think I'll only continue to do so next year. "
Playoffs vs. Barcelona next. I didn't expect him to come over next season now that he starts to really produce, win and find a role for himself in the ACB, but I was hoping a bit for 2011 or latest 2012 once the big man roster thins out a bit. Maybe there still is a good chance, and he'll be "NBA ready" then. Maybe there is not.