bwin Fantasy Challenge, Round 3 injury report
by: Euroleague.net
October 30, 2013
Play bwin Euroleague Fantasy Challenge!Get ready for Week 3 of the 2013-14 bwin Euroleague Fantasy Challenge! The third deadline is Wednesday, October 30 at 18:45 CET, the same time that Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius hosts Laboral Kutxa Vitoria to open this Turkish Airlines Euroleague week. Keep in mind that you can make three weekly trades until the end of the regular season. Remember, great prizes await the winners each and every week. Check out fantasy guru Javier Gancedo's expert advice and remember to make your trades before the deadeline - at 18:45 on Wednesday!



GROUP A
Budivelnik
  • Blake Ahearn did not play in the Ukranian League game this past weekend due to food poisoning, but is expected to be back this week.
CSKA Moscow
  • Sonny Weems did not play in the VTB League this weekend but is expected to step on court.
  • Andrei Vorontsevich is out indefenitely and is not expected to return soon.
  • Aleksey Zozulin got injured on his right hipbefore CSKA's VTB League game this past weekend. He is practicing individually.
FC Barcelona
  • Brad Oleson is expected to be out for at least four 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 due to a knee injury.
  • Ilkan Karaman is still injured and has not played a game this season yet.
  • Gasper Vidmar did not play in the Turkish League this weekend but is expected to play.
JSF Nanterre
  • Kevin Lisch is out for at least two more weeks due to a groin injury.
  • Last season's French finals MVP, David Lighty, re-signed with the team this week and will probably make his debut against Barcelona.
Partizan
  • Leo Westermann has been missing some practices with the team and he is questionable for the game.
  • Davis Bertans has been sidelined since June due to a severe knee injury. He is not expected to play soon.
  • Nikola Milutinov, who had a knee injury, played two minutes in the Adriatic League this weekend and will be in the team.


GROUP B
Anadolu Efes Istanbul
  • Kerem Gonlum suffered a right hand injury - broken metacarpus - that will have him sidelined for at least one month
  • Stanko Barac did not play in the Turkish League this weekend. He is expected to play in the Euroleague.
  • Dusko Savanovic is back to action after missing last week's game.
Brose Baskets
  • Head coach Chris Fleming has its full roster available this week other than Novica Velickovic, who stays sidelined long-term.
EA7 - Emporio Armani Milano
  • Big man Angelo Gigli will be out for at least one more week due to a knee injury.
  • Kristjan Kangur had back surgery last week and is not expected to return for two more weeks.
Real Madrid
  • Real Madrid has no injury problems before its game against EA7 Emporio Armani Milan.
Strasbourg
  • Coach Vincent Collet will have a full roster at his disposal for his team's road game at Zalgiris Kaunas.
Zalgiris
  • Saulius Stombergas is the new coach, so there's a possibility that he could use a different rotation of players.
  • Sarunas Jasikevicius did not play in the Lithuanian League this weekend.
  • Ksistof Lavrinovic has a broken right wrist and is not expected to play for two weeks.


GROUP C
FC Bayern Munich
  • Deon Thompson is out until November due to a hand injury.
  • Steffen Hamann is out with a back injury and has yet to debut in this season's Euroleague.
Galatasaray Liv Hospital Istanbul
  • Pops Mensah-Bonsu arrived to the team this week and will probably make his debut against Unicaja.
  • Nate Jawai is out indefinitely until more details about his condition are known.
  • Furkan Aldemir suffered from calcaneal spur and will be out for approximately a 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 five more weeks following a shoulder injury.
Olympiacos Piraeus
  • Mirza Begic and Evangelos Mantzaris did not play in the Greek League last weekend.
Stelmet Zielona Gora
  • Mantas Cesnauskis will be sidelined for at least two weeks due to a foot injury.
Unicaja Malaga
  • Ryan Toolson is out for at least one more week and has not been registered in the competition.
  • Txemi Urtasun is out due to a leg injury. He was expected to be back, but he did not play in the Spanish League last weekend.


GROUP D
Crvena Zvezda Belgrade

  • Crvena Zvezda Telekom Belgrade has no injury problems this week.
Laboral Kutxa
  • Fernando San Emeterio will travel to Vilnius to face Lietuvos Rytas, but it is unlikely that he will play in the game.
  • Thomas Kelati will be out for two weeks due to a leg injury.
  • Lamont Hamilton is out indefinitely with a leg injury.
  • Adam Hanga hasn't played all season due to a knee injury. He is not expected to be until late November.
  • Leo Mainoldi was back to action this weekend in the Spanish League.
  • New signing Rimantas Kaukenas debuted in the Spanish League over the weekend.
  • New signing Milko Bjelica is with the team in Vilnius and available to play against Lietuvos Rytas.
Lietuvos Rytas
  • Dovydas Redikas has been sent on loan to Pieno Zvaigzdes Pasvalys until the end of the season. The rest of players are healthy for the game.
Lokomotiv Kuban
  • Mantas Kalnietis missed a VTB League game this weekend. He is expected to play once again in Euroleague action.
Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv
  • Maccabi has no injury problems before its road game at Lokomotiv Kuban.
Panathinaikos Athens
  • Roko Leni Ukic did not play in a Greek League game this week, but he's expected to be on court for the game against Crvena Zvezda.
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