Patrick Beverley Injury: Updates on Rockets Guard’s Ankle and Return

January 19th, 2016 by Mike Norris Leave a reply »
Houston Rockets point guard Patrick Beverley suffered an ankle injury Monday against the Los Angeles Clippers.

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Beverley Ankle Injury Details Revealed Monday, Jan. 18 The Rockets announced Beverley sprained his ankle and would not return.

He failed to score a point in 16 minutes before exiting. Heading into the game, Beverley was averaging 9.2 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.6 assists per contest.

Beverley missed the end of the 2014-15 season after suffering a wrist injury but came back this year for his fourth season with the Rockets. He has never played in more than 56 games in a season. He averaged just 5.6 points and 2.9 assists per game during his rookie year but increased his scoring average to 10.1 points last year—while dishing out 3.4 assists per game—before suffering the wrist injury.

The Rockets fired head coach Kevin McHale early in the season, but Beverley was excited to play for interim coach J.B. Bickerstaff, per Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle (via Darren Yuvan of the Dream Shake). "I'm very excited," he sai ...

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