Joining the long list of injured players, New Orleans Pelicans starting point guard guard Jrue Holiday will be sidelined indefinitely with a stress fracture in his right tibia. According to the NBA official site, Holiday met with reporters shortly before Friday night’s game against Dallas and stated he believes he played with the injury for an undetermined time before the pain led him to ask trainers to take a closer look.
Holiday is now wearing a stabilizer boot, he will be reevaluated in a month, therefore you could expect him to miss a minimum of 15 games with an injury of this magnitude. Holiday has been the top guard for the Pelicans, averaging more than 14.3 points, 7.9 assists, and 4.2 rebounds, he also ranked 7th overall in the NBA in assists. Holiday joins Kobe Bryant, Russell Westbrook, Chris Paul, Derrick Rose, Al Horford, Brook Lopez, and several others on the list of key players sidelined for an extensive period of time due to injury.
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