Marc Gasol Injury Update: Grizzlies Star Out Indefinitely with Broken Foot

February 9th, 2016 by Scott Polacek Leave a reply »

The Memphis Grizzlies lost in overtime to the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday, but that was far from the team’s primary concern in the aftermath. 

The Grizzlies announced Tuesday that center Marc Gasol has a fractured right foot and is out indefinitely. Memphis general manager Chris Wallace provided more details on the injury:

This morning at Campbell Clinic, Marc underwent a thorough evaluation by team physicians. During the course of this evaluation, a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed a fracture in his right foot.

Marc is a cornerstone of our franchise, and we are focused on getting him healthy. Marc will be out indefinitely and a further update will be provided after the All-Star Break.

Ronald Tillery of the Commercial Appeal initially reported the news. He noted the big man could miss the rest of the 2015-16 campaign with the “mid-foot fracture.”

Memphis head coach Dave Joerger commented on the setback, per Tillery:

It’s certainly not great for Marc and his family. I know he’s disappointed. It’s ...

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