Willy Hernangomez Wife Nicole Traviesa Is A Padel Ball Player

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Willy Hernangomez wife, Nicole Traviesa, is a Spanish padel ball player. While they may have a different athletic career background, their compassion for their respective sports is unparalleled.

Hernangomez, the former Hornets player, and Nicole married in a private ceremony in July 2023 and took to Instagram to share snaps of the moment.

The news of their wedding came nearly after seven months after they went public about their relationship in December last year.

Since then, the pair was seen in romantic gateways & often mention each other on their social media posts.

Willy Hernangomez With MVP Award
Willy Hernangomez With MVP Award (Source: Instagram)

Willy Hernangomez, a Spanish-born basketball player, plays for the FC Barcelona of the Spanish Liga ACB. He signed with the Spanish powerhouse on a three-year contract on July 12, 2023.

Fans cite that his girlfriend-turned-wife Nicole Traviesa is one of the major factors in his move to the Spanish side.

Earlier, Hernangomez played in the NBA as the 35th overall pick of the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2015 NBA draft. Shortly after, the trade rights were transferred to the New York Knicks.

Having played for the Knicks from 2016 to 2018, he was traded to the Charlotte Hornets (2018-20) in exchange for Johnny O’Bryant.

Moreover, from 2020 to 2023, he played for the NBA team New Orleans Pelicans, having teamed up with Steven Adams, Brandon Ingram, Eric Bledsoe & Lonzo Ball.

Willy has represented Spain in international tournaments & bagged gold medals in the 2017 EuroBasket, the 2019 FIBA World Cup, and the 2022 EuroBasket.

Willy Hernangomez Wife, Nicole Traviesa

Nicole Traviesa Mola was born on July 13, 1999, in the capital of Catalonia.

She started her padel ball journey in 2011, became Spanish TyC Premium Champions in 2013, and played for the junior team of Barcelona in 2014.

Later, the padel ball star became champions of Spain for the minor team in 2016.

Traviesa became the provincial champion of Barcelona in her first tournament of the year in February 2020.

Moreover, Nicole has won the Spanish Championship with the senior Barcelona team three times, once in 2018 and two consecutive titles in 2020 and 2021.

Willy Hernangomez Pictured With Nicole Traviesa On Valentine's Day
Willy Hernangomez Pictured With Nicole Traviesa On Valentine’s Day (Source: Instagram)

Furthermore, 24 year old won the finals of the Catalunya Championship alongside Cris Bala in October 2022, which she previously had won in 2020.

Traviesa is already in the Top 100 of the world ranking of the World Padel Tour with her partner Raquel Segura, one of the top prospects in Spanish paddle tennis.

However, the baller’s wife has not only emerged as an athlete but also as an influencer.

The Catalan athlete publishes photos of her matches and training sessions but also of her personal life.

As her fame has grown, she has also been able to dominate significant brands like Wilson Pádel, a company linked to fashionable.

Willy Hernangomez Relationship Timeline

The NBA star posted a photo with Nicole for the first time on social media on December 25, 2022.

The two-time Liga ACB champion has frequently posted pictures with his wife.

Recently, on Nicole’s birthday, the lovebirds attended a music concert on Ibiza Island.

Moreover, the power couple tied the knot this July in a private ceremony, including friends and family.

Willy Hernangomez With His Wife Nicole Traviesa On Wedding Day
Willy Hernangomez With His Wife Nicole Traviesa On Wedding Day (Source: Instagram)

Willy has kept a low-key profile of his love life without giving more specifics about his past relationships.

However, Nicole was in a romantic relationship (2020) with fellow padel ball player Augustin Tapia.

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