Thursday, June 8, 2023

Alberto Díaz and Darío Brizuela “progress adequately” from their injuries

The Unicaja coach, Ibon Navarro, confirmed this Wednesday that the recovery of the injured Alberto Díaz and Darío Brizuela “is going well” and “progressing adequately”although he warned that the coaching staff will be careful to count on them again in the next games.

Malaga point guard Alberto Díaz, who injured an ankle on April 4 at the Carpena against UCAM Murcia in the FIBA ​​Champions League quarterfinals, held his first training session with the team on Tuesday and “it’s going well”, but “you have to be careful and take care of your sensations”, clarified Navarro. In fact, from the club they will be cautious in the reincorporation of the captain compositor: “We prefer that he do little and have a good feeling than that he do a lot and be a little worse off”.

Regarding the blow to the knee of Darío Brizuela, who was injured in the game on April 23 in Zaragoza, he reported that the area is less inflamed, although it still has fluid inside, but “it is progressing adequately.”

“For today I was not ready to play,” he acknowledged after the 97-88 victory against BAXI Manresa, but he does not rule it out to be against Real Madrid next Sunday on matchday 31 of the Endesa League (12:30 p.m.). “Let’s see if we get it to improve in the next 72 hours and it can help us a bit in Madrid,” he said. Ibon Navarro, who above all wanted to transmit “tranquility” with the recoveries of the two European champions.


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