Kenneth Faried will not play for the Nuggets for at least a week after a bout of back spasms. Faried, a star forward, left Friday’s game against the Nets in the third quarter and then did not play Sunday against the Grizzlies. He is getting treatment for his back at home in Denver.
“Hopefully we’ll get him back as soon as possible, whenever that is,” coach Michael Malone said Tuesday. “I think he won’t be available for at least seven to 10 days. The back is a funny thing, and he’s had back issues in the past. It happened when he went to the basket and got hit hard and fell hard and reaggravated it.”
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Report: Avery Bradley Out with Sports Hernia
LA Clippers guard Avery Bradley has a sports hernia and won’t play Thursday against the Golden State Warriors, head coach Doc Rivers said.
Bradley will be evaluated by doctors, Rivers told reporters.
The Detroit Pistons traded Bradley in January as part of the Blake Griffin trade.
Bradley is averaging 14.3 points and two assists per game this season.