Colton Iverson: ''We are ready for the battles''
TENERIFE (Spain) - Colton Iverson and Iberostar Tenerife are preparing to begin their Play-Offs campaign as they aim to get back on the winner's podium they stood on in the Basketball Champions League’s inaugural 2016-17 season.
Iverson was not with the side then - at that point plying his trade in Israel with Maccabi Tel Aviv - before spending last year in the ACB with Andorra and then joining Tenerife this season.
The 7'0" (2m13) centre has helped lead Tenerife to a 12-2 Regular Season record, steamrolling their way to the top seed in Group B. It's the same record and seed they finished with last season, where they ultimately ended up with a Round of 16 exit at the hands of UCAM Murcia.
However, this time around, Iverson is confident they are ready for the post-season.
"We had almost a perfect first round, with only two losses by very small margins at home, which was a bit frustrating," Iverson reflected on the year.
"The one against PAOK - by one point margin- and the game against Venezia by a two point