The most anticipated in the press conference after the semifinal match against the United States question (Friday 20:30 h.): The physical state of Pau Gasol.
Can he play the semis? “It’s not right, I can not say for sure that is going to play. Follow treatments and the truth was not what we needed right at the moment but is there and we hope to evolve well at least in part to help his teammates in the game. I can not say anything more at this time” says Sergio Scariolo.
Source: Chema de Lucas of Gigantes.com
76ers’ Joel Embiid Listed as Doubtful for Game 3 in Miami
All-Star center Joel Embiid is doubtful for Game 3 of the Philadelphia 76ers’ first-round series against the Heat on Thursday.
The series is tied 1-1, and Embiid has missed both games.
Source: Ian Begley of ESPN
Cavs’ Love Suffers Torn Ligament in Thumb, Will Play in Game 3
Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love suffered a partially torn ligament in his left thumb in Wednesday night’s Game 2 against the Indiana Pacers, sources told ESPN’s Brian Windhorst.
Despite the injury, head coach Tyronn Lue said Love will be “ready to go” in Game 3 on Friday in Indianapolis. X-rays taken after the game came back negative. The Cavs won 100-97 to tie the Eastern Conference first-round series at 1-1.
Source: Dave McMenamin of ESPN