Team owner to blame for star’s injury?

  • 2011-05-11
  • By Jared Grellet
KAUNAS - Zalgiris Kaunas and Lithuanian basketball star Martynas Pocious has seen his season come to a premature end after allegedly reacting badly to alternative treatments for back pain.When Zalgiris took on arch rivals Lietuvos Rytas in the opening game of the Lithuanian Basketball League (LKL) best-of-seven finals on May 5, a notable absence in their lineup was Lithuanian national team shooting guard Pocius, who instead had to watch the game from a hospital bed after alternative back treatment, allegedly prescribed by team owner Vladimir Romanov, went horribly wrong.Initial...
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