Kirilenko might be out after he broke his nose (vid)

CSKA Moscow’s Andrei Kirilenko could face a lay-off after suffering a suspected broken nose in a recent PBL game.

Kirilenko, currently leading the Euroleague in rebounds (9rpg), blocked shots (3.2bpg) and performance index rating (29pg) accidently tripped going for a steal in CSKA’s away fixture to Krasnye Krylia.

He was reported to be on the floor for several seconds before leaving without the help of the team doctors.

CSKA Moscow issued a statement saying that Kiirilenko had received stitches for the cut, and that he didn’t suffer a concussion. The statement also added that team doctors were going to look at Kirilenko’s left shoulder upon their return to Moscow.

CSKA Moscow are currently in second place in the PBL with a 3-0 record, BC Khimki are top at 4-0.

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