SEVILLE, Spain -- Spain will be without shooting guard
Juan Carlos Navarro for the first round of the European basketball
championships because of a muscle tear in his right leg.
"This is really a setback, having really worked hard over the
past month," said Navarro, who plays for the Memphis Grizzlies in
the NBA. "But I'm not worried. We've got enough players to replace
Navarro will miss Spain's Group A opener against Portugal, as
well as matches against Latvia and Croatia.