Juan Alberto "Juancho" Hernangómez Geuer is a Spanish professional basketball player for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and actor. He previously played for Estudiantes of the Liga ACB, and has represented the senior Spain national team.
He was born on 28 September 1995.
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Details regarding his education are not yet available.
His love life is not yet publicly known.
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Hernangómez began playing competitive basketball in 2007, with the youth teams of CB Las Rozas. He joined a youth squad of Real Madrid and played with the team until moving to Club Baloncesto Majadahonda for the following years.
CB Estudiantes (2012–2016)
In 2012, Hernangómez signed his first professional contract with CB Estudiantes and competed with their second team until 2014, when he was promoted to the main team. In 2015–16, Hernangómez averaged 9.7 points and 5.7 rebounds in 34 games. He was subsequently named the recipient of the ACB Best Young Player Award.
Denver Nuggets (2016–2020)
On 26 April 2016, Hernangómez was named in the international early entry candidates list for the 2016 NBA draft. He went on to be selected by the Denver Nuggets with the 15th overall pick. On 9 August 2016, he signed his rookie scale contract with the Nuggets. On 4 January 2017, he was assigned to the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA Development League, pursuant to the flexible assignment rule. He was recalled by the Nuggets on three days later after appearing in one game for the Skyforce.
On 13 February 2017, he scored a season-high 27 points to go with a season-best 10 rebounds in a 132–110 win over the Golden State Warriors. He hit six three-pointers against the Warriors to help the Nuggets tie an NBA record with 24 three-pointers. Early in the 2017–18 season, Hernangomez was diagnosed with mononucleosis, and as a result, he only played in 25 games during his sophomore campaign.
Minnesota Timberwolves (2020–2021)
On 5 February 2020, Hernangómez was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves.
He re-signed with the Timberwolves on a three year deal on 27 November 2020. The 2020-21 season was a tumultuous one for Hernangómez as he showed up to training camp out of shape, contracted COVID-19, and lost his spot in the starting lineup, capped off by a falling out with the Timberwolves front office over their decision to disallow him from participating in the 2021 Olympics after suffering a shoulder injury during an exhibition game.
Boston Celtics (2021–2022)
On 25 August 2021, Hernangómez and Jarrett Culver were traded to the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for Patrick Beverley and on 15 September, he was traded to the Boston Celtics in exchange for Kris Dunn, Carsen Edwards and the right for a 2026 second-round pick swap.
San Antonio Spurs (2022)
On 19 January 2022, Hernangómez was traded to the San Antonio Spurs in a three-team trade involving the Denver Nuggets.
Utah Jazz (2022–present)
On 9 February 2022, Hernangómez was traded to the Utah Jazz in a three-team trade.
National team career
Junior national team
In 2013, Hernangómez competed with the Spain national under-18 basketball team at the FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship in Latvia. He joined the under-20 team for the following two years, playing at the FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship. Hernangómez also helped the senior Spain national team practice for the EuroBasket 2015.
Senior national team
His senior Spain national team major tournament debut was at the EuroBasket 2017. Hernangomez averaged 8.4 points, 5.9 rebounds, 0.7 assists and 0.7 blocked shots in 19.7 minutes per game. Spain finished in third place, winning the bronze medal.
In June 2018, Hernangomez was again named to the Spain national team's roster in advance of the first stage of qualifiers for the 2019 FIBA World Cup.
Juancho Hernangomez is known for his appearance in Hustle (2022).
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