fcb.portal.reset.password

PHOTO: ÀLEX CAPARRÓS - FCB

On Tuesday he extended his contract until 2015. The next day was the 14th anniversary of his first appearance for FC Barcelona. And at the Palau Blaugrana against Olimpija on Thursday (72-46), he became the highest scorer in the competition's history. His 14 points took his career total to 2,716 to overtake Marcus Brown (2,715). It's been some week for Juan Carlos Navarro.

He feels fortunate with what he has got and said "I couldn't ask for more . . . I hope to stay fit and keep getting better day by day to help the team."

Happy with record

He was pleased to have made this major milestone in front of his own fans at the Palau Blaugrana. The record breaking score was followed immediately by a timeout called by the Slovenians, giving Navarro the chance to go out on court alone and receive the fans' applause. "There's no doubt that it's been special day, a day to remember. But I'm especially glad that it happened here at the Palau, my home," he said.

He confessed that the game against Olimpija "was somewhat odd. I was a bit more tense than usual, but I managed it in the end."

Back to top