The Grizzlies power forward Marc Gasol had decided to give up the Olympics out of Spanish team to Rio Olympics after not having recovered from his foot injury.
Not expected, the news is better fallen within the Spanish basketball team. After two weeks of preparation, in which Marc Gasol has tried to shorten recovery unsuccessfully, center have decided to resign to dispute the Rio Games.
His foot injury, still recent, does not let you just do track work and that was decisive for the waiver. After weighing the decision, the Catalan player has decided that the best for him and for the team is to go into place a player who can be a hundred percent on the court , according to Digital Freedom ahead.
Without him and Ibaka Spain he loses much of its inner power, although Scariolo is planning a plan B, since the absence of something that Marc was largely expected.
Pau Gasol, Felipe Reyes and Mirotic will be the pillars of an inside game that surely is also Willy Hernagómez . Scariolo names must be discarded in the coming days to give the final list of twelve defend the shirt of Spain in the Games. A list which will not be the name of Marc Gasol, starting well to prepare lighter the preseason with the Grizzlies.