Report: Joffrey Lauvergne suffers left knee injury
According to the French Basketball Federation, San Antonio Spurs' Joffrey Lauvergne suffered a left knee injury during a tune up game between Team France and Team Croatia this past Tuesday for EuroBasket 2017.
The report goes on to state he underwent medical exams, and will travel with Team France to Lithuania.
Team France Basketball player Joffrey Lauvergne who suffered a traumatic left knee injury during the France-Croatia meeting on Tuesday 8 August in Orléans, carried out additional examinations and saw a specialist In Paris today. In view of the results, the medical team of the Team of France indicated that the player was able to continue the preparation to the EuroBasket. It will be treated for a few days, while following a protocol of care. He will travel next week in Lithuania.
Considering he can travel with the team, and (as the report states) able to continue to prep for the tournament is a good sign that this is nothing terribly bad. Hopefully, this will not happen again and he'll be ready to go for Spurs training camp later this summer.
Joffrey signed with the Spurs over the offseason with the departure of Dewayne Dedmon and David Lee opting out of his contract with the team.
Last season with the Bulls and Thunder, he averaged 5.4 points, and 3.6 rebounds. For his career, he posted averaged of 6.1 points, 4.0 rebounds, and 47-percent shooting from the field.
Stayed tuned here as new details emerge.