The new big guy for Herbalife Gran Canaria has became an official player for the remainder of the 2016/17 season with the president of the club and head of medical services of Perpetuo Socorro’s Hospital.
«We are pleased to introduce Ryan as a new player in this hospital with an important sponsor for our club».
«We want to keep as high as possible and with this signing we still remain a team with good attitude. When we had some injuries, everyone gave a step forward to help».
«We are thankful for having here C.B. Gran Canaria. We have a very good relationship. We take care of the players with our technology and our group of professionals».
RYAN HOLLINS«Thank you all for having me here. I am humble for the opportunity and for the love I have received from the city. From the time I stepped out the plane, I appreciate the hospitality and being around with my teammates and the work ethic of the guys. I appreciate the oppportunity of coming in the middle of the season to be a part of something special».
«We have a really good team, so it makes my job easy. All I have to do is listen and fit in to become part of the culture».
«I like to rebound, run, to block shots. Defensively, I am the point guard of the defense. I am a team player and I know how to win.I am going to bring my energy and spirit to help win. I have been blessed to see it in guys like Kevin Garnett, Dirk Nowitzki, Jason Kidd or Chris Paul in the NBA. Taking those intangibles to Gran Canaria and paying attention to the details is how you win».
«Since a young boy I loved the game of basketball. The NBA was always a dream for me, but at the same time this is an amazing opportunity tomcome to a different land and know a new culture and to play basketball. Basketball is the same all over the world. We share the same ball and we have people that loves to watch the game. It is a joy for myself to also take the opportunity to take care of my family. I am a poor kid from California, but I came all the way to Spain for playing basketball, so just having the opportunity is really a blessing».