NEWS | 25/07/2019 | PHOTOGRAPHER: Víctor CarreteroThe Spaniard received the award for Best National Player, while the American won Best Play of the Season, which Llull picked up on his behalf.
Rudy was a key component in Real Madrid winning their thirty-fifth League title in a play-off final against Barcelona at the Palau Blaugrana: “Many thanks for this award. I must also thank my teammates and my club, Real Madrid. I'm thrilled to ultimately won the league and help the team to achieve the maximum”.
A historic triple
Jaycee Carroll was the star who sunk basket of the year in the league. His three-pointer in the final seconds led to a historic comeback in the second clash of the play-off final against Barcelona at the WiZink Center. His teammate Sergio Llull, who picked up the trophy on Carroll's behalf, spoke about the American star's crucial basket: “Many thanks on behalf of Jaycee. It was a miracle. I was going to shoot but I saw him with his hands up so I passed. It's a play which ultimately led to us winning that match. The game was almost lost and the feeling of happiness was incredible”.