Actually this would be suitable for the international break is perfect. Two weeks without games for Alba Berlin, not wide away one or two free days of travel, maybe more. For Jonas Mattisseck it would have been the opportunity to intensely focused on his high-school exams in April to prepare. But nothing will come of it now. Last Thursday, the 19-year-old building players of national coach Henrik was appointed Rödl for the first time in the German national Basketball team. "I am in very close contact with Henrik and he told me after our game on Tuesday against Belgrade, that it looks very good and I should prepare myself to the fact that it works maybe with the nomination," says Mattisseck.
Instead of sitting for hours at the domestic Desk in Lichtenrade, he will graduate with the national team the last two games in world Cup qualifying. The German Team participating in the world Cup in August and September in China already, also, therefore, Rödl is a highly talented, but very inexperienced Talent like Mattisseck against Israel (21. February in Tel Aviv) and Greece (24. February in Bamberg) so early a Chance. Just 24 appearances for the first team from Alba are available for the Berlin, still has a professional contract, so far to beech. "You don't expect, of course, that it goes so fast," says Mattisseck.
Mattisseck shuttling between Alba and the third League
From his high school, the School and sports center in the Amount schönhausen, he asked for this time as well as for the Training, or the games with Alba. "This is the Good at the sports school," says Mattisseck. "The teacher to send me the materials so I can rework the material." Also in the national team, it is not, therefore, go without Learning. The exams are coming closer and there is still much to do, not only in the performance courses, sports and English. To bring the academic and athletic obligations under a hat, was hard and exhausting. "I do but things I really like," says Mattisseck.
The fun of Basketball is to him at every Training session, every game. The day before Christmas eve he threw Alba with five threes and 15 points against Bayern Munich in the Cup semi-final. Shortly thereafter, some well-known professionals of their injuries were back and Mattisseck again played in the third division in cooperation partner Lok Bernau. Now it is needed due to injury problems on the Guard positions-for Stefan Peno of the season is completed because of a serious knee injury, probably, Peyton Siva and Joshiko Saibou are just before their return to the squad again in the pros. This Back and Forth, it is cool amazing. And for his 19 years, he is very Mature on and off the court.
Therefore, Mattissecks club's coach before the first League game of the Berlin on Sunday in Bonn (18 clock, live in "Magenta sport"), no major Worries that the nomination might go to your head. "If you're among the 16 players in the national team, this is for you personally a very important thing, nevertheless, you have to stay on the ground," said Aito Garcia Reneses. "I think Jonas will do it, because he is a very clever Boy." Important to not is that he was making too much pressure. Talents in Mattissecks age may not always play good, this consistency come only with a lot of work and experience. "He just needs to contribute in every game of his entire energy."More about
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That Mattisseck has in little more than a year since his debut for Alba's professional team in January 2018 already so well developed, would be without Reneses probably not conceivable. The Spanish coach is not free one of the best talent conveyor in the world of Basketball and the progress of players such as Mattisseck, Franz Wagner, Tim Schneider or Peno are testimony to his work. "It is amazing how much he helps us, he makes us no pressure and we all teach, so we can bring our performance," says Mattisseck about Reneses. If Jonas Mattisseck in school is only half as good a teacher as in Basketball, you should go to during high school is actually nothing wrong.