Argentina's national team shouldn't have any trouble dispatching Tunisia in Thursday morning's basketball game, but their odds got slightly worse when a bit of breaking news broke just prior to the matchup beginning. Starting point guard Pablo Prigioni -- a recent signing by the New York Knicks -- was scratched from the starting lineup due to renal colic.
Breaking news in Argentina. Pablo Prigioni out of the line-up today to face Tunisia with renal colic. Had intense pain during Weds practice— JEFF TAYLOR (@JeffreyNTaylor) August 2, 2012
"Renal colic" isn't something the average American household knows a lot about, but a quick trip to the always reliable renalcolic.org explains that renal colic is just the term for "the pain associated with the presence of kidney stones in the bladder."
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