Argentina's Pablo Prigioni, who has signed with the NBA's New York Knicks, has been sidelined indefinitely from the Olympics by kidney stones, the Argentina Basketball Confederation announced on Thursday.
The 35-year-old forward began feeling pain durng practice on Wednesday and team doctor Diego Grippo said he will under blood and urine tests.
"We've ruled out an infection and we confirmed he has little stones in his urinary tract," Grippo said. "He won't have to go through surgery as the stones will probably pass naturally. If that happens, he can play again."
Prigioni averaged eight points, seven assists and 2.5 steals in 33 minutes over Argentina's first two Olympic games.