Very seductive in this EuroBasket at home, theGermany nevertheless risks having to play his quarter-final without Franz Wagnerhis second best scorer in the tournament (15.8 points, 4.2 rebounds and 1.2 assists on average, 52% in shots, 46% in 3-pts and 94% in free throws).
Dennis Schröder’s lieutenant actually twisted his ankle against Montenegro on Saturday afternoon in the round of 16. Limited to 21 minutes (for 14 points and 5 rebounds), he had to leave his teammates in the middle of the third quarter, never to return afterwards.
Two days later, Franz Wagner’s participation in Tuesday night’s game against Greece remains uncertain, according to his coach Gordon Herbert. For the time being, the young Magic winger is in any case training with his teammates, testing his ankle, pending more certainty on his state of health.
Franz Wagner is questionable for the EuroBasket 2022 quarter-final against Greece, by Gordon Herbert. Wagner is currently testing his injured right ankle in Mercedes-Benz Arena. pic.twitter.com/q3KXRX6QAo
— Harris Stavrou (@harris_stavrou) September 12, 2022