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He was formed in Mexico, surprises the NBA as a rookie and challenged LeBron James

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The rookie who plays for the Indiana Pacers could win the 2022-23 NBA Rookie of the Year award after training in Mexico and having challenged LeBron James.

Bennedict Mathurin.
© Andy Lyons/Getty ImagesBennedict Mathurin.

If we had to decide today who would win the prize for Rookie of the Year (COMPANIES) of the 2022-23 season of the National Basketball Association (NBA)would be between Paolo Banchero, an obvious choice for being the first pick in the Draft. and the amazing Bennedict Mathurin.

He listens to Indiana Pacers, At 1.98 cm and barely 20 years old, he is wreaking havoc in his first year in the league. Selected with the sixth pick, already average 19.9 points, 3.9 rebounds and 2.3 assists, being the sixth man of the franchise. Despite being Canadian, he was trained in Mexico and we tell you why.

Mathurin went to the University of Arizonabut before that he was a member of the NBA program to develop players in Latin AmericaBeing the first of this project to have been chosen in the Draft to play in the American league.

From training in Mexico to challenging LeBron James

In 2017 the NBA Academy Latinoamérica Based in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Bennedict, who was born in Montreal, arrived at the academy at the age of 16 in 2018. Today he is noted not only with his game, but also challenging nothing more and nothing less than LeBron James.

A lot of people say that (LeBron James) is great, but I want to see how cool it is. I don’t think there is anyone better than me, and LeBron is going to have to prove to me that he is better than me.assured after being selected, via the Washington Post.

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