Back at Pedrocao after almost two months, Jorginho declares: “The best place to play basketball” | basketball

Franka’s victory over Pineiros last weekend marked the reunion of point guard Jorginho with the fans at Pedrocao. The player was with the Brazilian national team and his last game in Franka was on July 31, in the team’s debut in the Paulista Championship, against the Sorocaba League.

– Being at home, here in Pedrocao, all the fans know you, you have incredible affection. I feel very welcome here, we have a different freedom to play. Franka always makes us comfortable, at home, this is the best place to play basketball – declared the guard.

Jorginho celebrated a reunion with the French fans in Pedrocao — Photo: Marcos Limonti/Cassi Franca

In his second game for the French national team after the return of the national team – he played against Bauer, away from home – Jorginho admitted that he is in the rehabilitation phase alongside the pivot Lucas Mariano and the forward Lucas Dias, who were also in the green and yellow team. .

– We had an early selection period that had a good proximity. Now we’re coming back, whether we like it or not, it’s not the same, we’ll need about three games to get back on track, but everyone knows their role in the team, which was formed since last year, each one will perform very well – it was said.

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Franca returns to play in Paulista this Wednesday, against Sao Paulo, at 19:00, again in Pedrocao. In the event of a victory, the team guarantees the runner-up position in the qualifying stage for the playoffs.

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