Arriving this summer from Spain, the new American winger of the Pays des Olonnes Basket, Julian Lewis, was operated on for a broken face and will be absent for six weeks.
Julian Lewis, injured in the face, will miss the start of the championship.
Already deprived of Lucas Durand (broken foot), the Pays des Olonnes Basket will have to do without another of its major players for the start of the championship. One of his summer recruits, Julian Lewis is unavailable for six weeks.
The 27-year-old winger, operated on Tuesday evening, is recovering from a facial fracture. Monday evening, the POB faced Rennes, in Nantes, for its second friendly match (victory 79-72). But during the second quarter, Julian Lewis was evacuated by the firefighters. “On a duel in the racket, he elbows his face. Julian was knockout, but aware ” , details POB coach Guillaume Pons.
The first experience in France of Julian Lewis unfortunately goes through the infirmary box for the American. The player will miss the first three league games.