New York hasn't yet contracted a full-blown case of Willy Fever, but that doesn't mean we can't check in on Knicks prospect Willy Hernangomez from time to time. The young big man from España has been busy of late, making the ultra-exclusive Spanish National squad for the upcoming Eurobasket tournament.
Knicks' property Willy Hernangomez has made Spain's Eurobasket Team as has Bulls' rising star, Nikola Mirotic, who'll make Senior Team debut— Fran Fraschilla (@franfraschilla) August 22, 2015
The Spaniards engaged in a friendly sporting contest against Macedonia on Saturday to prepare for the big Eurodance. Hernangomez didn't start, but he made his presence known in 19 minutes of playing time: 12 points (6-9 shooting), six rebounds, one steal, one block and zero turnovers.
You can spot Willy in this video; he's the Spaniard wearing No. 7 and not sporting a scraggly hobo beard:
He shows some tremendous hands at the 1:13 mark; also, Spanish basketball is just too damn sexy.
Spain opens their tournament on Sept. 9 against Serbia. Make way for Willy, Europe!