Usman Garuba He has changed from being a protagonist at Real Madrid to embarking on an adventure in the NBA that has started slower than he expected. The Spanish international has to pay the toll for being a rookie in a league that does not look at the curriculum and in which winning the minutes costs a world.
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Garuba, at the moment, is entering little into the plans of Stephen Silas in a Rockets that only have won one of the 10 matches they have played and that they fight with the Pelicans to escape the last place of the Western Conference. Numbers that do not accompany a team full of young talent that needs minutes to counteract their inexperience.
Precisely that, minutes, is what a virtual platform that has started asking for a collection of signatures asking Rockets coach Stephen Silas to give the former Real Madrid player more minutes, who is just entering rotation. “Silas is committing the heinous crime of not making Usman Garuba play. It is an injustice and we are not going to stand still.”.
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The Spanish international has participated in five of the 10 games the Rockets have played to date. Garuba is averaging six minutes per encounter with 1.4 points, two rebounds, 0.8 assists and 0.8 blocks on average.