Nick Calathes, player of the FC Barcelona


Nick Calathes, doubt for Barça in the Euroleague final

Published:30/05/2021 - 00:17h

Updated:30/05/2021 - 01:47h

In the last minutes of the Euroleague semi-final against Armani Milan, Nick Calathes the point guard suffered a sprained right ankle

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The FC Barcelona is in problem to hours of the final of the Euroliga in front of the Anadolu Efes, in Colony. Nick Calathes, that was one of the most stood out players in the semifinal in front of Armani Milan, finished the game with a sprain in his right ankle to fault of 3:22 for the end, when the blaugrana were trying to trace back the result in front of the Italians.

The good news for the blaugrana is that the first explorations have descartado the possibility that it was a grave injury, by what his participation in the final of this Sunday, from the 20:30 hours (in Spain), is not totally descartada, but yes will be necessary to expect until the last minute to know if it will be available.

His injury arrived in the final stretch of the meeting in front of Armani Milanm when it gave a pass in the air and landed on the foot of Kyle Hines. The basic Greek remained tended in the track with evident samples of pain and finished being helped to withdraw to the zone of benches, giving by finalised his participation in the semifinals.

Nick Calathes was being one of the most important players for the Barça, finish his party with 17 points, 6 assistances, 4 rebounds and a 27 of assessment in 25:40 minutes in track and the feeling that the blaugrana stepped forward by his performance.

Jasikevicius No it descarta

Although the player abandoned the Lanxess Sand with crutches, is not descartado for the big final. It is receiving treatment of the doctor and the fisioterapeutas of the team, that expect that it was to 100% this Sunday in the afternoon to play. In press conference the technical culé Sarunas Jasukevicius aimed that "with Nick (Calathes), go to value before the party and decide if it can play or no".

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