Rodney Hood Injury: Updates on Jazz Guard’s Knee and Return

January 14th, 2017 by Joe Pantorno Leave a reply »

Utah Jazz shooting guard Rodney Hood suffered a bone bruise to his knee on Saturday against the Orlando Magic and needed assistance getting off the floor after grabbing his knee while attempting a layup. He has not played since.

It is uncertain when he will return to action.

Continue for updates.

Latest on Hood's Timeline for Return Monday, Jan. 16 Jazz coach Quin Snyder told reporters he hopes to have Hood back in Utah's lineup in two weeks.

Hood's Diagnosis Revealed Sunday, Jan. 15 Tony Jones of the Salt Lake Tribune reported Hood underwent an MRI and was diagnosed with a bone bruise. However, Jones noted there was no other structural damage.

After the game, Snyder told reporters that Hood had hyperextended the knee. 

Hood Was Playing His Best Basketball Before Injury

The 24-year-old Hood has been a secondary scoring option as Utah's starting shooting guard. 

Entering Saturday night, he had averaged 14 points and 3.6 rebounds per game to support Gordon Hayward and George Hill.


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