Alvarado was in the Pelicans' Summer League roster however, the team decided to keep him out.

Jose Alvarado- Summer League

Jose Alvarado- National Team

Alvarado is playing with on the Puerto Rican national team this summer, and the Pelicans thought.

Alvarado was a part of Alvarado joined the Puerto Rican national team in April. Long-time NBA point guard.

Jose Alvarado- Joined the Pelicans

On July 4th, he tallied 22 points 7 rebounds, 22 points and 7 aids in Puerto Rico's overtime victory.

Jose Alvarado- Points & Rebounds

The game took place on the streets of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Alvarado claimed that the crowd was loud.

Jose Alvarado- Crowd Cheering

It's a whole different life," he declared. "You can bring horns. You can bring bells. You can bring everything."

Jose Alvarado- The Whole Different

The family of Alvarado's grandfather emigrated his family from Puerto Rico to the U.S. Alvarado was raised.

Jose Alvarado- His Family Background


Alvarado said that the thing he loves most when being a part of Puerto Rico is the fans love for the team.

Jose Alvarado- Love for the Team

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For the First Time this Professional NHL Player has been chosen as the free agency to play in the tournament.

NHL Star Free Agency Debut