bwin Fantasy Challenge, Round 4 injury report

Nov 07, 2013 by Print
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  • Micah Downs did not appear in last weekend's Ukrainian League game, but he is expected to play.
  • Dainius Salenga joined the club this week and was registered, making him eligible to play as soon as Friday.
CSKA Moscow
  • Aaron Jackson did not play in the VTB League this weekend, but is expected to play.
  • Andrei Vorontsevich is out indefinitely and not expected to return soon.
  • Aleksey Zozulin got injured on his right hip and he is still recovering.
FC Barcelona
  • Brad Oleson is expected to be out for at least three more weeks due to a stress fracture of the fibula in his left leg.
  • Erazem Lorbek has not played an official game this season. Lorbek returned to practice, but according to the club, he will not be playing.
Fenerbahce Ulker
  • Oguz Savas is out indefinitely with a knee injury.
  • Ilkan Karaman is still injured and has not played a game yet this season.
  • Baris Ermis is doubtful for the game at Partizan.
JSF Nanterre
  • Kevin Lisch is out for at least one more week with a groin injury.
  • David Lighty rejoined the club after spending the 2012-13 season in Nanterre.
  • Leo Westermann was back to full action in the ABA League and is expected to be ready for this game.
  • Davis Bertans has been sidelined since June due to a knee injury. He is not expected to return before the end of the regular season.

Anadolu Efes Istanbul
  • Kerem Gonlum suffered a right hand injury - broken metacarpus - that will have him sidelined for a few more weeks.
  • Stanko Barac and Tadija Dragicevic did not play in the Turkish League this weekend. They are expected to play in the Euroleague.
Brose Baskets
  • Head coach Chris Fleming has its full roster available this week other than Novica Velickovic, who remains sidelined long-term.
EA7 - Emporio Armani Milano
  • EA7 Milan has added Gani Lawal, but the club announced he WILL NOT be making his debut this week against Brose Baskets.
  • Big man Angelo Gigli will be out for at least one more week due to a knee injury.
  • David Chiotti did not play in the Italian League last weekend.
  • Kristjan Kangur had back surgery last week and is not expected to return for at least one more week.
Real Madrid
  • Real Madrid has no injury problems before its game against Strasbourg.
  • Antoine Diot is not available for the game against Real Madrid due to injury.
  • Siim-Sander Vene injured his back during the Strasbourg game and needs rest. He won't travel.
  • Kaspars Vecvagars and Vaidas Kariniauskas didn't make the final 12-man squad for the game.
  • Ksistof Lavrinovic returned earlier than expected and will travel to Istanbul.

FC Bayern Munich
  • Deon Thompson returned to action in the last German League game over the weekend.
  • Steffen Hamann has yet to debut in this season's Euroleague, but played 18 minutes in the German League last weekend.
Galatasaray Liv Hospital Istanbul
  • Nate Jawai is out indefinitely until more details about his condition are known.
  • Furkan Aldemir suffers from calcaneal spur and his participation is doubtful this week.
  • Manuchar Markoishvili suffered an injury on his Achilles' tendon and will be out for approximately three months.
Montepaschi Siena
  • Spencer Nelson will be out of action for about four more weeks with a shoulder injury.
Olympiacos Piraeus
  • Dimitrios Agravanis did not play in the Greek League last weekend.
Stelmet Zielona Gora
  • Mantas Cesnauskis will be sidelined due to a foot injury.
Unicaja Malaga
  • The club has confirmed that Nik Caner-Medley will not be available for the game against Bayern.
  • Ryan Toolson has been registered to play in the competition this week.
  • Txemi Urtasun is out due to a leg injury. He was expected to be back, but did not play in the Spanish League last weekend.

Crvena Zvezda Belgrade

  • Crvena Zvezda Telekom Belgrade has no injury problems this week.
Laboral Kutxa
  • Thomas Kelati and Fernando San Emeterio were back in action in the Spanish League last weekend.
  • Lamont Hamilton may be able to play, but according to the club, it is unlikely.
  • Adam Hanga hasn't played all season due to a knee injury. He is not expected to be available until late November.
  • Thomas Heurtel and Fabien Causeur are also doubtful.
Lietuvos Rytas
  • Coach Dirk Bauermann has a full roster available for the home game against Maccabi Electra.
Lokomotiv Kuban
  • Aleks Maric will miss this game to rest his knees.
Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv
  • Maccabi has no injury problems before its road game at Lietuvos Rytas.
Panathinaikos Athens
  • Mike Batiste did not play in a Greek League game this week, but is expected to play in the Euroleague.
  • Ramel Curry is doubtful for the game due to gastroenteritis. He did not play in domestic competition either, but has been confirmed to travel with the team.