Basketball international Daniel Theis plans to participate in the European Championship in September.
“I’m fine for the home Em,” said the 30-year-old Center, who plays at the Boston Celtics in the North American Profiliga NBA, in the interview with “Spox”: “If everyone is there, we have a very, very great team.”
Previously, playmaker Dennis Schröder (Houston Rockets) and Power Forward Maximilian Kleber (Dallas Mavericks) had signaled their willingness. “It’s definitely planned. This is a home Em in Germany,” said Kleber the “Sid”: “What is cooler than athletes almost not.”
In addition to Schröder, Glue and Theis, the Brothers Franz and Moritz Wagner (Orlando Magic) also apply as promising candidates for an EM participation. The tournament will take place from 1 to 18 September. The preliminary round of Deutsche Group B is played in Cologne. Other games are Tbilisi (Georgia), Milan (Italy) and Prague (Czech Republic). The final round of the best 16 teams will be held in Berlin.
Theeis’ Current focus is initially aimed at the NBA play-offs starting on Sunday against the Brooklyn Nets around Superstar Kevin Durant: “We believe in us and it does not matter against whom we play. We feel like the team, that You have to beat. “