Candidate Maraone of the great hopes of Spanish basketball with his still 17 years and 2.20 m. tall, has been officially invited by the NBA to participate in the BWB Global Camp which is scheduled for February 17-19 in Salt Lake City during the All Star Weekend.
In it Basketball Without Borders Global Camp The NBA brings together a good part of the great international promises from around the world (40 called up from 27 different countries) and in the current NBA there are up to 38 players who have participated in this media event.
The promising pivot from Casademont Zaragoza would be accompanied from Spain by other talents such as the Portuguese Ruben Prey (Joventut Badalona)the Argentinian Dylan Bordon (Gran Canaria) and the Senegalese Ousmane N’diaye (Official Music Video).
Aday Mara was already in the BWB Europe and 2022.
What will Aday Mara have to do at the NBA BWB Global Camp?
In this seventh edition of the BWB Global Camp of the NBA, Aday Mara and the rest of his classmates will undergo physical tests, training sessions, skill and shooting competitions, and matches with a direct elimination tournament.
The great impact of Aday Mara in Spanish and international basketball
The teenager Aday Mara averages 4.9 points and 3.1 rebounds in just over 10 minutes with Casademont Zaragoza in the Endesa League and has starred in stellar moments in his irruption in the first team Maño.
He made his big debut in the ACB at the age of 17 years, 6 months and 9 days, demonstrating his enormous potential in the defeat of his Casademont Zaragoza 83-97 against Cazoo Baskonia: 8 points (2 of 3 on shots of 2 (there were two dunks) , 1 of 2 free throws and 1 of 1 on triples), 4 rebounds and 1 assist in 19 minutes.
His international explosion came at the U-17 World Cup in Malaga, in which he helped Spain win silver with statistics of 12.6 points, 5 rebounds and 1.6 assists and a great impact on the game.
Who is Aday Mara, the unicorn of 2.20 m. of Spanish basketball?
Aday Mara was born on April 7, 2005 in Zaragoza. He is the son of basketball player Francisco Javier Mara (he played five ACB games with Basket Zaragoza between 1986 and 1988) and volleyball player Geli Gómez.
Nacho Duque published in MARCA.com that Aday Mara started out as a soccer goalkeeper, but at the age of eight he already measured 1.67 meters and decided to make the leap to the sport of the basket.
The young Spanish talent began playing basketball at Basket Lupus, until he made the leap to the Casademont Zaragoza youth academy.
In his training process he has played in Club Baloncesto El Olivar (EBA League) and Levitec Huesca (LEB Oro).
He made his debut with Casademont Zaragoza on November 17, 2021 in a group game of the Fiba Europe Cup.
This is how they see Aday Mara in the United States facing the NBA Draft
Jonathan Givonyfounder of DraftExpressdefined Aday Mara after seeing him live at the U17 World Cup as “exceptionally skilled for a player his age, he made outstanding passes from the mid and low post, and from the perimeter. The high level of skill he shows can make him a serious NBA prospect as his career progresses.