Guillermo Gustavo “Willy” Hernangómez Geuer is a professional basketball player. He plays the center position for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association.
Willy was born on May 27, 1994, in Madrid, Spain. He is the second child and son of his parents. Willy spent his childhood days in Madrid along with his parents and siblings. There is no information about his educational background.
Willy has been playing basketball since he was a teen. He started his professional career playing for the Real Madrid reserve team Hernangomez was loaned to Cajasol Sevilla in 2013 to play for two (2) seasons. He got promoted to play for the Real Madrid senior team on his return. He played 34 games in the Spanish ACB league.
In 2015, Willy was picked in the 2015 NFL draft by the Philadelphia 7ers, who traded him to New York Knicks. He signed with New York Knickers in July 2016. On October 25, 2018, Willy made his debut for the team. He played with them for 2 two (2) seasons (2016-2018) before he was traded to Charlotte Hornets.
On 30 November 2020, Hernangómez signed with the New Orleans Pelicans, where he is currently playing. Hernangomez played for the Spanish junior team. Since 2015, he has been playing for the Spanish senior basketball team.
Willy Hernangomez Sister
Willy Hernangomez’s sister is called Andrea Hernangomez. Andrea is the only sister of Willy Hernangomez.
Andrea is also a basketball player. She plays college basketball for Fairfield Stags.