Physical strength, defensive solidity and effectiveness below the rim. Gustavo Ayón arrived at Real Madrid to bring his power to the team after spending three seasons in the NBA. A power forward measuring 2.07m, he can also play at 5 thanks to his athletic capacity and powerful play.
He is a player who is highly mobile in the paint, who is a good passer and whose chief strengths are his ability on rebounds at both ends of the court and his effective inside shot. He is excellent at the pick and roll and is a good defender.
The Mexican, who knows the ACB perfectly following his spell at Fuenlabrada (2010-11), was most recently in the NBA, where he played for the New Orleans Hornets, Orlando Magic, Milwaukee Bucks and Atlanta Hawks.