NEWS STORY. 14/01/2022
The win over Baskonia was accompanied by further great news for Real Madrid in the form of the return of Trey Thompkins. The American was injured on 9 May 2021 in a clash with Valencia Basket and over 8 months later, he made his comeback in front of his fans, receiving a standing ovation as he took to the court. Thompkins was one of the game's standout men, posting 10 points and 2 assists in 13:05 minutes.
At the end of the clash, the madridista was thrilled to be back: “I felt great, slightly tired though, because training is different to a game situation but I'm very happy to be back. Being unable to help the team is the worst feeling, to be alongside them fighting in every game, travelling with them... so for me, it's great to be back on court with them again”.
“I never lost faith in myself. My teammates and the coaching staff have helped me and made me stronger by providing me with everything I needed to I could just focus on my recovery. I'll keep working hard and make sure I'm at my best to help the team".