The Turkish national team finished second in Group A of the European Championship, but they have problems to solve before the round of 16.
Male coach Ergin Ataman revealed after the duel with Spain that Shane Larkin in the evening, he flies to Istanbul on a private flight, where he will undergo medical examinations. On Friday, the strategist himself confirmed that the defender will no longer play in the European Championship.
The defender lost the ligaments of the big and ring fingers of his right hand in the first match, he played despite the pain, but in the end it was decided to resort to surgery, because of which he will not be able to play for two months – he will also miss the start of the Euroleague season.
Shane Larkin’s orta ve yüzük parmakında cidi bir bağ yaralanami var. Diğer maçalı cıdi bir ağrı ve seşınyat sorunuyla played. Ameliyat kari verlidi, iki ay sahalardan uzak kalacak. Big luck 🇹🇷
— İsmail Şenol (@ismailsenol) September 9, 2022
The 29-year-old, 182 cm tall Sh.Larkin played 31 minutes in the last two games, but collected 3 points and 9 assists.
The overall statistics of the representative of Istanbul “Anadolu Efes” in the tournament are 9.2 points, 3.6 rebounds, 7 assists and 13.6 utility points in 34 minutes.
The Turkish national team is going to Berlin, where on September 10, they will play the round of 16 match against France. E. Ataman revealed that Furkan Korkmaz can be entrusted with the duties of the organizer of the attacks.