A week after the announcement of Dennis Schröder, who confirmed his presence at the World Cup this summer, the German selection recovers the vocal commitment of a second veteran, with Daniel Theis.
Present in the ranks of the “Mannschaft” last summer for the Eurobasket (8.8 points and 6.1 rebounds), concluded in third place by Germany, the pivot then had a long NBA season on the side of Indianapolis, where he initially made a long recovery from knee surgery, but was not in Rick Carlisle’s plans anyway.
Lacking rhythm and sensations, Daniel Theis does not intend to ignore an important international competition such as the World Cup, where his team will undoubtedly be keen to confirm their return to the fore. successful at Eurobasket 2022.
” Yes, of course, I will be there. I’m eager to », he thus declared at the microphone of Eurohoops. ” My off-season started several weeks ago, so I have time to prepare myself physically for, I hope, a good competition with the selection. »
As a reminder, the World Cup will take place from August 25 to September 10, 2023 in three different countries: the Philippines, Japan and Indonesia. Germany are in Group E along with Finland, Australia and Japan.
|2020-21 *||All Teams||65||25||54.1||32.2||67.3||1.4||4.1||5.5||1.7||2.6||0.6||1.0||0.9||9.7|
|2021-22 *||All Teams||47||21||51.9||30.8||68.1||1.3||3.6||4.9||0.9||2.4||0.4||1.0||0.7||8.2|
How to read the stats? MJ = matches played; Min = Minutes; Shots = Shots made / Shots attempted; 3pts = 3-points / 3-points attempted; LF = free throws made / free throws attempted; Off = offensive rebound; Def= defensive rebound; Tot = Total bounces; Pd = assists; Fte: Personal fouls; Int = Intercepts; Bp = Lost bullets; Ct: Counters; Points = Points.
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