Mike Conley Injury Update: Grizzlies PG to Return vs. Kings

December 16th, 2016 by Tim Daniels Leave a reply »

Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley is set to return from a back injury to play Friday night against the Sacramento Kings.  

Grizzlies PR provided an updated injury report, which confirmed Conley will make his return to game action after missing the team's previous nine contests. Grizzlies PR announced he was officially activated ahead of the game. 

The 29-year-old Ohio State product suffered the setback Nov. 28 during a game against the Charlotte Hornets. He left the contest in the third quarter after playing just 20 minutes and did not return.

AJ Neuharth-Keusch and Sam Amick of USA Today originally reported the guard was expected to miss at least six weeks while recovering from fractures in his lower back.

In the end, Conley is prepared to make his comeback after less than three weeks. Michael Wallace of the Grizzlies' official website passed along comments from the floor general about his speedy rehab.

"When you see everyone sacrificing and playing so hard...it makes you want to get out there even more," Conley said. "I can't wait."

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