By Eurohoops Staff / [email protected]
Nikola Kalinic, who was chosen as the MVP of February in the Turkish Airways EuroLeague, gave an unique interview to the official web site of the EuroLeague and stated:
“It’s a very significant, nice honor for me. I have been enjoying in the EuroLeague for 6-7 years and I have by no means gained this award. So it’s a nice honor, however we had a dangerous time in the EuroLeague with three consecutive losses. We thought we have been going to win. Later we turned issues round. We discovered focus, motivation. It was to our luck that we misplaced in the quarter finals of the Spanish Cup. Thus, we had further time to relaxation and put together for the matches. We performed nicely in the final video games and it is extremely significant. It’s at all times good to win one thing like this, nevertheless it wouldn’t make any sense if we weren’t in the prime eight. ”
Stating that the CSKA match was a turning level for them, Kalinic stated, “It was one of the greatest and possibly the most enjoyable video games I have performed.”
Talking about his rising position in the area, Kalinic stated:
“This was one of the largest explanation why I needed a completely different scenario from Fenerbahçe. I needed to see if I may get a greater position, if I may very well be in a extra decision-making section. I am very happy thus far. Coach additionally offers me a lot of freedom. I thank him additionally on this sense. I have nice respect and belief him very a lot, I assume this is essential. We’ve had ups and downs thus far, however I assume we’ve lastly discovered a mannequin that works on offense and protection. If we follow that, we may be a actually good staff.
I’ve made a huge change in the measurement of the metropolis, the system and all the pieces else, however thus far I’m having fun with it.
I assume I have lastly come to a level in my profession the place I am now not a baby, and I know the best way to be comfy typically, not at all times go full throttle. I discovered a lot about basketball from Zeljko Obradovic and all the different coaches. All the things is beginning to fall into place. The components match into place. I really feel far more comfy with my position in the staff, hitting the ball, making selections, enjoying units. Like I stated, it’s not the staff’s greatest season in the EuroLeague, however I assume we’re enhancing each month. ”
Stating that he thinks the EuroLeague is the most entertaining league in the world, Kalinic additionally acknowledged that they intention for the playoff.
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