Netease Sports reported on October 11:
According to the well-known big V "Half God, Half Carter", the former Guangzhou
"According to reliable sources, Juan, the former head coach of the Guangzhou Dragon and Lions team, will join the Xinjiang team as an assistant coach." "Half God, Half Carter" revealed that Juan will join the Xinjiang men's basketball team.
Juan was the national player of the Spanish men’s basketball team when he was a player. He played in the top Spanish league from 1983 to 2003, played 128 games for the Spanish national team, and participated in 4 European Championships and 2 World Championships with the team. He competed in the Barcelona Olympic Games in 1992.
After retiring, Juan became a head coach, once coached the Spanish National Youth Team, and later became an assistant coach of the Spanish men's basketball team, assisting head coach Scarlioro. In 2012, Juan became the coach of the Spanish national team and led the team to win the bronze medal in the 2013 European Championship. Later Juan coached the Egyptian men's basketball team.
In 2017, Juan came to CBA to coach
During the offseason, the Xinjiang men’s basketball team let go of several main players such as Xirelijiang and Kolan Bek, but they still retain them.