Ankle injury sidelines Lokomotiv's forward Randolph

Mar 14, 2015 by Eurocupbasketball.com Print
Ankle injury sidelines Lokomotiv's forward Randolph
Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar enters Eurocup quarterfinals with competition best-ever 19-game winning streak. However, in the series against fellow Russian side Unics Kazan team will be without its starting forward Anthony Randolph, who injured his ankle last weekend in the VTB United League game against Enisey. Randolph has already missed the eighthfinals return leg against Brose Baskets Bamberg on Tuesday, but now it has been revealed that injury is expected to keep him out additional three to four weeks. Randolph, who is in his first European and Eurocup season, has proven to be a very important piece in Lokomotiv's success during this unbeaten campaign. He ranks second on the team with 12.7 points and second with 6.0 rebounds. He also leads Lokomotiv with 1.6 blocks and 1.4 steals, while also dishes 1.4 assists this season. It all accumulates for an average performance index rating of 18.0, which puts him in the Top 10 in the competition in that category. Lokomotiv and Unics play the first game of their quarterfinals series in Kazan on Wednesday.