The Reggie Jackson news isn’t great, but it’s a lot less than catastrophic. Worst-case scenario: He could miss six to eight weeks. And that’s if he chooses a course of treatment for his left knee tendinitis that could prove best for keeping it from recurring.
Jackson has dealt with the situation for pretty much all of his NBA career. It flared up on him late this summer and he came to Auburn Hills in early September reporting pain in the left knee.
Chris Paul Says He’ll Pay Green’s Fine for Shove, Ejection
Chris Paul says he will pay any fine that results from teammate Gerald Green shoving Minnesota Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng in the fourth quarter of the Rockets’ 129-120 win Sunday night.
Green was ejected for coming to Paul’s defense after a frustrated Dieng pushed him down after a foul.
Celtics’ Smart (Thumb) Confident He’ll be Back for Playoffs
Celtics guard Marcus Smart said he’s confident he’ll be back on the court for the postseason after undergoing thumb surgery last week.
Smart suffered a complete tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his right shooting hand while diving to the floor in a game against the Indiana Pacers earlier this month. A hand specialist in New York advised immediate surgery with hopes that Smart might be able to return even quicker than the six- to eight-week timeline the team announced after surgery.
Source: Chris Forsberg of ESPN