Inside France's Adrien Moerman has dropped out of the World Basketball Championship in China because of achilles tendon pain, the French Federation (FFBB) said on Saturday.
The Efes Istanbul player (30 years old, 2.02m), finalist of the Euroleague this season, "is not in full possession of his means" because of this problem that "he felt all along of the season".
The former interior of Limoges was not aligned Friday during the victory over Brazil (86-72). He scored six points (in 25 minutes) Friday against Montenegro (80-72).
France plays Saturday in Villeurbanne against Argentina his last preparation match in France before going to finish his break-in in China in a tournament in Shenyang.
She will play her first World Cup match on September 1 in Shenzhen against Germany.
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