Juancho Hernangomez: Jokic cried and blamed himself for the playoffs elimination

2019-06-20T09:15:55+00:00 2019-06-20T09:15:55+00:00.

Antigoni Zachari

20/Jun/19 09:15

Eurohoops.net

Hernangomez revealed that Nuggets’ elimination in the NBA playoffs took a heavy toll on Nikola Jokic.

By Eurohoops team / info@eurohoops.net

While speaking to AS.com with his brother Willy, Juancho Hernangomez was called to comment on his day-to-day co-operation with Nikola Jokic.

“As a person, he’s incredible. Maybe you do not know all this part because I am with him every day but he is a very humble and hardworking person. He is working in the gym every day, working with the physios. He is the only player who has endured all the games of the season except one because he was expelled. This year has taken a step forward and has been the best center in the NBA, entering the best five, being All-Star and leading the team to the conference semifinals”.

The Spanish star also revealed how his teammate reacted to Nuggets‘ elimination after a rather impressive run in the season.

“In the game that left us out of the playoffs, he finished with almost 20 rebounds. After the end, he started crying in the dressing room blaming himself for the elimination and that’s hard. These things show how much he loves basketball and that the best is all yet to come. He is, possibly, the best talent I have seen in my life”, Juancho told the Spanish media.

 

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