The first Mexican to win the NBA Finals

Juan Toscano He went down in the history of the NBA and the Golden State Warriors, as he became the first Mexican to win a final, after the 103-90

He went down in the history of the and the , as he became the first Mexican to win a final, after the 103-90 win over the Boston Celtics that defined the series for those in blue and yellow.

Toscano-Anderson was born on April 19, 1993, in Oakland, California; but her mother is from Michoacan, which means that he has the possibility of a Mexican passport and has even played for the National Team.

During the celebrations of the NBA championship, Juan was observed carrying The mexican flag and declared that he fulfilled his dream of being champion just 16 days after confirming that the Warriors would play the Toscano finals where he shared, “I want to be the first Mexican with an NBA championship.”

Toscano before coming to the American court in his seven years of professional career he went through countries like Mexico, Argentina, Venezuela, Spain, so fulfilling his goal leaves him satisfied.

“If I die tomorrow, I’ll die happy because I’ve already fulfilled a dream,” said the 29-year-old basketball player in an interview with TUDN.


Juan Toscano He managed 4.1 points, 2.4 rebounds and 1.7 assists in an average of 13.6 per game during the regular season for the Warriors.

In the playoffs he had less space in the rotation of Golden State and got 0.8 points, 0.7 rebounds and 0.6 assists on average in 3.5 minutes per game.

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