Brandon Jennings Injury: Updates on Pistons Star’s Leg and Return

January 24th, 2015 by Matt Fitzgerald Leave a reply »

The Detroit Pistons' season took a slight turn for the worse when point guard Brandon Jennings went down with a potentially serious left leg injury vs. the Milwaukee Bucks.

Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated had the initial details regarding Jennings' situation:

Vincent Goodwill of the Detroit News had more after he was taken to the locker room:

Keith Langlois of added more detail from Stan Van Gundy: supplied a view of the play:

It's hard to speculate on what the injury could possibly be, but Jennings reaching for the back of his ankle area leads you to believe it could be an Achilles injury. 

While Jennings recovers, D.J. Augustin will presumably take over the starting role. The Pistons should get a longer look at 2014 second-round pick Spencer Dinwiddie. The combo guard has talent and a bigger frame at 6'6", yet is still trying to show his full potential after tearing his ACL this last January.

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