Valencia loses Faverani for four weeks

Mar 20, 2013 by Eurocupbasketball.com Print
Valencia loses Faverani for four weeks
Vitor Faverani - Valencia Basket - EC12 (photo Uxue Bilbao Basket - Aitor Arrizabalaga)Minutes before the start of the Eurocup semifinals against PBC Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar, Valencia Basket announced that big man Vitor Faverani will be sidelined for four weeks with a heel injury. Faverani is suffering from a plantar fasciitis injury, which occurred during Valencia's last practice before Game1 against Lokomotiv. He has been diagnosed a partial tear of the right plantar fascia. He is expected to be sidelined for up to four weeks. Accordingly, Faverani will not play in the two-game series against Lokomotiv, but could be back if Valencia advances to the title game. Faverani has averaged 6.7 points and 3.4 rebounds in nine Eurocup games this season.