Brandon Jennings Injury: Updates on Pistons PG’s Recovery from Achilles Surgery

September 22nd, 2015 by Adam Wells Leave a reply »
The Detroit Pistons could be getting a big boost with Brandon Jennings' return from a torn Achilles sooner than expected. 

Continue for updates. 

Jennings Cleared for Activity Tuesday, Sept. 22 According to Vincent Goodwill of Comcast SportsNet Chicago, doctors have cleared Jennings to being full basketball activities with the possibility of a late-November/early-December return.

This marks a complete 180 for Jennings' potential return, as David Aldridge of reported on Monday the 25-year-old point guard was "not close" to being cleared by doctors. 

Jennings suffered the Achilles tear during a January 24 game against Milwaukee and had surgery a few days later. He said on Twitter (h/t the injury would put him on the shelf for six to nine months, so his timeframe lines up with the surgery. 

A former first-round pick, Jennings has developed into a solid point guard. He's a quality three-point shooter, hitting 35.1 percent from behind the arc, and has averaged at least 6.5 assists per game in each of the past three years. 

The Pistons do have a contingency plan to get by with ...

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