Lance Stephenson Injury: Updates on Grizzlies Star’s Wrist and Return

March 14th, 2016 by Scott Polacek Leave a reply »

The injury-riddled Memphis Grizzlies will be without wingman Lance Stephenson for at least one game because of a wrist injury.

Continue for updates.

Stephenson Dealing With Wrist Sprain Monday, March 14 Ronald Tillery of the Commercial Appeal noted Stephenson would not play Monday against the Houston Rockets because of a right wrist sprain. 

This is a concerning setback for the Grizzlies’ depth if Stephenson is forced to miss extensive time because they were hoping he was in store for a bounce-back effort after they traded for him in February. What's more, he is just the latest in a series of physical setbacks (Tillery also said Vince Carter will not play Monday because of a calf strain). 

Stephenson averaged 8.2 points a game behind an atrocious 17.1 percent shooting clip from three-point range last year for the Charlotte Hornets. He also only averaged 4.7 points a night in 43 games for the Los Angeles Clippers this season before being shipped to Memphis.

Those totals were a far cry from the all-around force he was on the Indiana Pacers in 2013-14 when he averaged 13.8 poin ...

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