25 August, 2023
10 September
Raul Neto _ BRA
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Neto ruled out for the World Cup after knee injury

JAKARTA (INDONESIA) - Brazil point guard Raul Neto’s FIBA Basketball 2023 World Cup is over due to a knee injury sustained in the game against Iran

Neto has suffered a rupture of the patellar tendon in his right knee, the Brazilian Basketball Confederation revealed in a press release. The incident occurred at the beginning of the third quarter in a game that Brazil won 100-59.

The guard suffered the injury during his jumping motion and it was diagnosed with a magnetic resonance examination following the game.

FIBA wishes Raul Neto a speedy recovery.