Lhe worst omens have come true for Micheal Eric and Unicaja. The Los Guindos club has confirmed that the North American center suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right leg in the match against UB-T Cluj Napoca, an injury that will make him miss the rest of the season and could have serious consequences for his the player’s career. Already on the track, the first explorations were not very optimistic and the tests carried out today at Hospital QuirónSalud have diagnosed the serious injury.
Eric was injured midway through the second quarter, at which point a fight for a rebound ended with the player on the floor of the court. He would no longer come out and he did not appear on the track again. Those who were close to the center at the time of the injury painfully recounted the cries of a broken Micheal Eric with sorrow and pain. The estimated time out exceeds nine months. The player turns 34 in June, so his return to the pitch could be in February 2023. A very serious injury for a player of his age that could end his professional career .
And Devin Williams does not pass the medical examination
To the terrible news of Eric’s injury is added the news that Devin Williams, who was pending to sign to reinforce the team, will not finally do so as he has not passed the medical examination, as reported by the club in an official statement : “The player Devin Williams will not be able to join Unicaja in the end, since he has not passed the medical examination that has been carried out on his arrival in Malaga, a necessary requirement to make the contract between the two parties effective.”
And he justified his decision: “In view of the results obtained in the different tests carried out, the Club’s Medical Services have determined that the player is not fit to be part of the Unicaja squad, and therefore his contract cannot come into force by failing to comply with the condition of passing the medical examination”.
The Club has informed the player of this circumstance and that, greatly regretting the situation and as provided for in the agreement, Devin Williams will not join the discipline of our team.