The Mexican Jaime Jáquez Jr. arrives at the Miami Heat | NBA Draft 2023

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He Mexican-American Jaime Jaquez Jr. was chosen this Thursday in position 18 of the NBA draft by the Miami Heat.

“I feel amazing right now. It's surreal. There are no words to describe it, ”said the young man, accompanied by his parents.

The NBA draft was held at the Barclays Center of the Brooklyn Nets in New York.

A Californian of Mexican descent, Jáquez Jr. completed his four years of training at UCLA, the university with which he reached a NCAA Final Four in 2021.

He stands out for his versatility in attack and ability to rebound

22-year-old forward, which places him among the most 'veterans' of this draft promotion, Jáquez Jr. stands out for his energy and grit on the trackhis versatility in attack and his ability to rebound.

Jáquez Jr. thus reaches about Heat that this year broke all the forecasts by reaching the NBA Finals after qualifying as eighth in the East.

The team led by Jimmy Butler on the track and by Erik Spölstra on the bench he finally fell in the series for the ring against Nikola Jokic's Denver Nuggets. (EFE)

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