EuroLeague moves Khimki vs Zalgiris Kaunas to Saturday due to coronavirus cases

Khimki Zalgiris KaunasPhoto: Twitter/Zalgiris Kaunas

EuroLeague Basketball has moved the game between Khimki and Zalgiris Kaunas to Saturday (10/10, 19:00 CET).

The competition made that decision, due to the coronavirus cases on both teams.

Five Khimki players has tested positive for the coronavirus, while Joffrey Lauvergne is the only player of the Lithuanians that will not play, due to the coronavirus.

В связи с ситуацией вызванной Covid-19 матч между «Химками» и «Жальгирисом» переносится с 9 на 10 октября / Due to COVID-19 regulations the game is proposed to October 10th.

— BC Khimki (@Khimkibasket) October 9, 2020 Previous articleGreg Monroe tests positive for coronavirus

Yiannis Bouranis is a 28-year-old sports journalist, with a Master’s degree in Sports Journalism from Sheffield Hallam University. Yiannis is TalkBasket’s Chief Editor and has covered the EuroLeague Final Four (2017 – 2019), the FIBA Basketball World Cup (2019) and the NBA Paris Game (2020) as an accredited journalist.

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