The 22-year-old Croatian center (2.16m) has played NBA basketball for four seasons, the first three of them for the Phoenix Suns that selected him as a fourth overall pick of the 2016 draft.
Naldo is known as being highly empathic, always having an ear for team internal developments.
Although Betis had over 70 percent of the possession in the first half, they were 3-0 down at the break after Angel Rodriguez scored twice and Marc Curcurella netted Getafe's other goal.
By appointing the crowd favourite Naldo, the club is trying to correct the mistakes made by predecessor David Wagner.
Points by Jayson Granger cut the gap to 49-51 in the 24th minute, but Maccabi's Angelo Caloiaro responded with points of his own, leading Maccabi to a 67-58 lead at the end of the third quarter.
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"Liaoning put a lot of pressure to us in the first set, so I encouraged my players to counterattack them even more fiercely," said Zhejiang head coach Wang Hebing.
While Baum is regarded as a pragmatic coach, Schalke has made a brilliant move by installing Naldo. It will please its demanding fans.
Joan Simun Edmundsson's sole goal was enough to ensure Arminia Bielefeld a 1-0 win over Cologne, and RB Leipzig played out a 1-1 draw with Bayer Leverkusen. Enditem
"I really wanted to give an effort here. It's my Achilles that didn't have enough to properly heal after the [US] Open. I was able to get it somewhat better, but just looking long-term in this tournament, will I be able to get through enough matches? For me, I don't think I could," said the three-time Roland Garros champion.
"It's gutting to have come up short but it was a great final. Both of us scored heavily and both of us made mistakes," Gould told the World Snooker Tour website.