Injury scares for Marco Belinelli and Daniel Hackett

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DESCRIZIONE : Siauliai Lithuania Lituania Eurobasket Men 2011 Preliminary Round Italia Lettonia Italy Latvia GIOCATORE : Marco Belinelli SQUADRA : Italia Italy EVENTO : Eurobasket Men 2011 GARA : Italia Lettonia Italy Latvia DATA : 02/09/2011 CATEGORIA : palleggio SPORT : Pallacanestro AUTORE : Agenzia Ciamillo-Castoria/GiulioCiamillo Galleria : Eurobasket Men 2011 Fotonotizia : Siauliai Lithuania Lituania Eurobasket Men 2011 Preliminary Round Italia Lettonia Italy Latvia Predefinita :

Italy’s preparations for the upcoming Olympic Qualifiers have taken a blow after Marco Belinelli and Daniel Hackett suffered injuries during a latest warm-up game.

Belinelli suffered a blow to the face and as a result, had to go to hospital with a swollen eye while Hackett suffered an ankle sprain in Italy’s 74-71 overtime win over Canada.

Italy are one of three host cities in the Olympic Qualifying Tournament as they play Croatia and Tunisia in their group phase.