MANILA, Philippines — Scottie Thompson sustained a metacarpal fracture in his proper hand throughout Gilas Pilipinas’ coaching camp in Kaunas, Lithuania.
The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) on Thursday bared the standing of the reigning PBA MVP after lacking the previous tune-up video games.
“Scottie Thompson suffered a metacarpal fracture throughout follow right here in Kaunas, Lithuania. Thompson was instantly delivered to the hospital for an x-ray the place the fracture was confirmed,” the federation wrote.
The SBP mentioned that Thompson will seek the advice of a specialist to find out the timeline of his restoration when the group returns to Manila.
“He can be seeing a hand specialist after the group’s arrival in Manila to find out the timeline of his return,” SBP mentioned.
The 29-year-old guard from Barangay Ginebra has greater than a month to recuperate earlier than the opener of the Fiba World Cup 2023, the place the Philippines is slated in Group A with Angola, the Dominican Republic, and Italy.
Thompson noticed motion in six video games within the Fiba World Cup Asian Qualifiers, the place he averaged 6.2 factors, 6.8 rebounds, and 4.8 assists per match.
The Gilas Pilipinas is at the moment coaching and enjoying friendlies in opposition to European groups in Lithuania, the place it received two of its first 5 tune-up video games.
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