NEWS | 13/02/2020"We're just focuing on tonight's match-up against Bilbao Basket and on getting the win to take us through to the semis", explained Carroll.
"We want to do as well as we can and lift the trophy. We're focusing on tonight's match first and in doing well to progress to the semi-finals. Bilbao Basket has beaten all of the EuroLeague teams. We can't be over-confident. It's a tough and difficult opponent and we'll have to give our all if we want to win".
Sixteenth Copa del Rey campaign with Real Madrid
"It makes me proud to have been involved in so many Copas del Rey with a club as great as Real Madrid and I'm really happy. In total this will be my 21st Copa del Rey but I'm just as excited as when I played my first one and we'll be doing all we can to see Real Madrid lift the trophy".
Former teammate Mumbrú
"I like how Bilbao Basket is playing under him. Those of us who know him knew that he'd do a good job. What's more, there's always been a good vibe in the locker room. I'm pleased for him and wish him good luck, apart from in tonight's match".
"There are no favourites in the Copa del Rey. It's a winner-takes-all match and anyone can beat you. They're all good teams and I don't see anyone as being favourites".
Carroll: "We're just focusing on winning tonight's match"
"We're just focuing on tonight's match-up and on winning so as to stay in the competition. It'll be tough because Bilbao Basket has beaten all of the Endesa League's EuroLeague teams. We're here to win it. The team is in good shape and is motivated. It's one of the most fun tournaments to try and win".
Deck: “We've prepared really well”
"It's really special to be playing in the Copa del Rey for a second year with Real Madrid and I'm raring to get going. We've got the chance to lift another trophy and we've got to get off to a good start. We've prepared really well and this week has allowed us to fine-tune all of the details".
"Bilbao Basket has been doing really well since the start of the season and they're not here by chance. They're playing really well but we have to focus on ourselves".