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NBA: Usman Garuba already shows his defensive power in the NBA

Todava with the fatigue of the Games and the trips in tow, Usmas Garuba played his second game of the NBA Summer League with the Rockets. The Housto

Todava with the fatigue of the Games and the trips in tow, Usmas Garuba played his second game of the NBA Summer League with the Rockets. The Houston franchise selected him in the draft for his defensive potential and the pvot is already beginning to show it.

Garuba played 17 minutes and finished with four points, eight rebounds (four of them offensive), two assists and a plug. Beyond the figures, the Spanish player showed his known ability to defend different profiles, which for now is his main virtue.

The Rockets lost 89-76 to the Magic, but Garuba felt good and the team seemed delighted with him. “Length, generosity, physique, all the plays he can make on the rebound … When bodies collide, he usually stays on his feet,” praised assistant coach Will Weaver.

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