09/21/2021 at 8:48 PM CEST
The presence of the Turkish pivot Sertac Sanli in his first official appearance with the Barça team will be one of the great attractions of the duel that the Jasikevicius team will play today against the dangerous Herbalife Gran Canaria (21.30), corresponding to the second day of the Endesa League..
Sanli, who suffered a fissured left big toe in the preseason, has missed the first two competitions, the Catalan League and the Endesa Super Cup that they ended up with a blaugrana defeat and problems in the inside game.
The former Anadolu Efes pivot was also unable to make his debut in the first league game against UCAM Murcia and will finally experience his first official game with the Barça shirt in this move.nto to Las Palmas where a difficult match awaits them.
Saras recovers Kuric
Together with Sanli, Jasikevicius also recovers Kyle Kuric, who also missed the match against the Murcian team after suffering an overload. It is now available and therefore The Lithuanian coach, who has taken Michael Caicedo to the Canary Islands, will have to rule out a player before the game, presumably the canterano if there is no news.
It will also be a special match for former Barça player Artem Pustovyi, who will face his former teammates for the first time after leaving the club. last summer. A highly appreciated player at Barça, despite not having much prominence, he always acted with great professionalism.
Now, with the Gran Canaria shirt, he has become an important player, with a decisive role that he already showed in the first victory of the season against Fuenlabrada (87-92), with 13 points and 9 rebounds and a PIR of 26 for the Ukrainian.
Barça will find themselves a rival with many new faces, with the arrival of interesting players such as Dylan Ennis, the former Baskonia, Illimane Diop, or Nicolas Brussino. A team that will try to get a Barça into trouble that must find consistency throughout the 40 minutes of the game, something that has been lacking in the first matches.