Kendrick Perkins Injury: Updates on Pelicans C’s Pectoral and Recovery

November 6th, 2015 by Alec Nathan Leave a reply »
The New Orleans Pelicans announced center Kendrick Perkins is out indefinitely with a right pectoral injury.

Continue for updates. 

Perkins Expected to Miss 3 Months Friday, Nov. 6 Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski provided the update, which couldn't have come at a worse time for the sputtering Pelicans. 

New Orleans was universally considered one of the Western Conference's brightest up-and-coming teams after capturing the No. 8 seed last season, but a shoddy start has dampened hopes considerably. 

Following Friday's 121-115 loss to the Atlanta Hawks, the Pelicans are 0-5 due in large part to a lack of size alongside Anthony Davis. Not only is Perkins out until some time in 2016, but center Omer Asik has appeared in just one game due to a calf injury. 

Considering the Pelicans entered Friday allowing opponents to shoot 62.2 percent inside of six feet, per, they'll have a tough time defending the rim until Asik returns to the floor at full strength.

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