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New Orleans Pelicans | #9 | Center-Forward

Willy

Hernangomez

PPG

7.4

RPG

6.9

APG

1.0

PIE

12.3

6'11" | 250lb | 26 years

Player Bio

Guillermo (Willy) Gustavo Hernangomez was born in 1994 in Madrid to Guillermo Hernangomez Heredero and Margarita Geuer. He has a younger brother, Juan, who was drafted by the Nuggets in 2016 and a younger sister, Andrea, who has played for the Spanish national junior team. Hernangomez began his pro career at Real Madrid with two years on their reserve squad before being loaned out to Cajasol Sevilla the following two seasons. He returned to Real for one year after being selected by the 76ers in the 2015 Draft and then signed with the Knicks, who had acquired his rights. Hernangomez has represented Spain and has won gold at the 2011 FIBA Europe U-18 Championship, 2015 FIBA EuroBasket, and 2019 FIBA World Cup. He also earned a bronze at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. You can follow him on Twitter (@willyhg94) and Instagram (@willyhernangomez).