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Olympic Games: Juancho Hernangmez, out for the Olympic Games after injuring himself in the friendly against France

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Olympic Games: Juancho Hernangmez, out for the Olympic Games after injuring himself in the friendly against France

The power forward of the Spanish team had to retire after a tough block by Moustapha Fall

Juancho Hernangmez during the second of the five preparation games for the Tokyo Olympics.JuanJo MartinEFE
  • Basketball Ricky Rubio and El Chacho put on the music, Juancho gives the scare

Juancho Hernangmez miss the Tokyo Olympics. The Minnesota Timberwolves player suffers a grade 4-5 acromioclavicular dislocation in his left shoulder, according to the tests he has undergone at the QuirnSalud Malaga Hospital after the friendly that the National Team played this Thursday against France.

At this time, the FEB medical staff works in permanent contact with that of its NBA franchise to decide the treatment to follow.

The power forward of the Spanish team had to retire after a tough blockade of Moustapha fall. Madrid, capital of Beijing gold, had to retire in the third period and did not return from the locker room.

Spain’s third game in preparation for the Olympic Games, which will be held without an audience due to the coronavirus pandemic, ended with the Spanish victory against to France (86-77) Ywith serious fright of Juancho Hernangmez that has become a lament. Juancho will have to give up Tokyo, two weeks away. The worst of the game; The good news is that Spain is still intact on its way to prepare for the Olympic Games.

The FEB “regrets this unfortunate injury, which obscures the victory against the French national team. At the moment, the only concern of all parties is the health of the player and that he has a recovery as prompt and satisfactory as possible, allowing him to return. with all his strength to the fields, “reports Efe.

After the two blank games against Iran, the difficulty against France had to go up a notch, even if it was a lowered version (without Batum, neither Heurtel) of the national team to compete in Tokyo. Ricky Rubio Y Sergio Rodriguez they put on the music of the meeting.

The Spanish team broke the game in the second half to the sound that their two bases scored. Rubio, who had scored just two points in the first half, unloaded 12 in the third period to keep France at bay, and the Chacho He added eight more in the first two minutes of the fourth quarter to open a distance (73-60) that the Gauls could no longer close.

Collet He can’t count on his entire roster yet, but he does have the two men who will carry the team’s scoring weight on board. All that France could have been in attack, it was for Fournier (20) and Of lap (17), who added almost half of their team’s points. For the rest, a smaller France to attend the Games, and even more compared to the one that maintained an intense rivalry with Spain in the last decade.

TESTS

Sergio Scariolo took advantage of the game to continue testing the interior rotation. The Brescian prob with Marc Gasol Y Willy Hernangmez, a society that a year ago described as ‘impossible’ (and still need fine-tuning), and Pau Gasol Y Usman Garuba, striking couple but in principle complementary. The size of the Catalan with the mobility and youthful energy of that of Azuqueca.

Garuba is emerging as one of the favorites for the last places open to competition in the national team. For another they will fight Alberto abalde Y Daro brizuela, competing to complete the forward rotation. The one more versatile, the other more different. Against France, the Galician was more successful (11 points, 3/5 in triples).