Another team headed to the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Playoffs could be without a backup big man after Caja Laboral announced Friday that center Pape Sow has been hospitalized with a type of pulmonary embolism. The club did not say how long Sow would be sidelined, but a similar condition ended the season of Regal FC Barcelona forward Pete Mickeal when it was discovered in January. Sow (208, 30) arrived in Vitoria for the last regular season game and helped Caja Laboral reached second place in its group with 13 points in a home win against Partizan mt:s Belgrade. In the Top 16, where he averaged 3.3 points and 3.2 rebounds, helping the team finish the Top 16 as group champ. Caja Laboral is scheduled to play the best-of-five Playoffs against Maccabi Electra starting Tuesday, March 22 at home in Vitoria, Spain. In its announcement, Caja Laboral said that Sow's status will be updated when more information is available.