Howard Sant-Roos: “Defence was the key to the victory”

Howard Sant-Roos
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AEK Athens forward, Howard Sant-Roos, spoke with TalkBasket.net concerning the victory of his team against Fuenlabrada on Wednesday (78-71).

Here is what the 27-year-old Cuban said:

On the win over the Spaniards: “Definitely, a win at home is very important for us. We want to defend our home court in the best way possible. It was a crucial victory for us for our position in the standings.”

On what was the key to the victory: “Defence. We controlled the game on the rebounds and that gave us the energy to play solid.”

On the loss to PAOK in the Greek Cup and the club’s elimination: “It definitely hurt us, we wanted to repeat what we did last season. We knew it would be difficult, we wanted to be able to respond for our fans, for ourselves. It is difficult and it definitely hurt us.”