24 Seconds With Spain's Andrea Vilaro

07 August 2009

by Paul Nilsen

While it has not been easy going for Spain, they have at least been able to rely on the genuine inside-outside threat of Andrea Vilaro.

Taking time out from the race for MVP and trying to book a place in the semi-finals, the wing player kindly caught up with FIBA Europe.

FIBA Europe: What was the last book that you read?

Vilaro: Flickan som lekte med elden (Millenium 2) by Stieg Larsson

FIBA Europe: If you were only allowed to visit one website for the rest of your life what would it be?


FIBA Europe: What is your favourite memory on the court and also off the court?

Vilaro: Being league champions with my team in 06/07 and off the court when it is my Birthday

FIBA Europe: What do you miss most about being away from home?

Vilaro: Definitely my bed and my family but also the cooking and food of my grandmother!

FIBA Europe: Who is your idol and if you could change places with anybody in the world for one day who would it be?

Vilaro: My idol is Allen Iverson but I would most like to change places with Marta Xargay as she won the silver medal and MVP in the U19 World Championships in Thailand earlier this year.

FIBA Europe: What do you do after a game?

Vilaro: I always say hello to my parents and I try to explain how I feel

FIBA Europe: What has been you biggest fashion disaster?

Vilaro: I once cut my hair like a mushroom!

FIBA Europe: What numbers do you wear and why?

Vilaro: I usually wear either 13, 9 or 5. I use these three numbers in different moments because it is important for some other people

FIBA Europe: Why did you choose basketball?

Vilaro: Because my grandfather played basketball

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