Phoenix Suns onward Kelly OubreJr has actually experienced a torn.
meniscus in his appropriate knee according to Yahoo!
Sports Chris Haynes. Haynes included that Oubre is looking for a consultation.
with an expert.
Oubre remains in the very first year of a two-year, $30 M buck agreement he authorized with Phoenix in the offseason. Oubre has actually begun in 55 of the 56 video games he’s played this period and also has actually balanced a career-best 18.7 factor and also 6.4 rebounds per video game.
Prior to missing out on Wednesday evening’s video game versus the Los Angeles Clippers, Oubre had actually just missed out on 2 various other video games this period. That was a back-to-back collection at New York and also Boston in mid-January
Without Oubre offered, Phoenix returned Dario Saric to the beginning schedule together with Mikal Bridges at the forward setting. Saric is qualified, however had actually shed his beginning area to Bridges in current weeks, as Monty Williams had actually looked for to play faster and also to be a lot more flexible defensively.
Phoenix presently 4.5 video games behind the Memphis Grizzlies for the 8th and also last area in the Western Conference playoffs. Losing Oubre is a significant impact to the Suns hopes of finishing a nine-year playoff dry spell.
More ahead as this tale establishes.