Rodney Stuckey Injury: Updates on Pacers Guard’s Ankle and Return

November 6th, 2015 by Tim Daniels Leave a reply »

Indiana Pacers guard Rodney Stuckey suffered a sprained right ankle vs. the Miami Heat Friday night and would not return to the game. It is unclear when he will be able to return to the court.

Continue for updates.

Stuckey Out vs. Cavaliers Saturday, Nov. 7 Stuckey will not play against the Cleveland Cavaliers or travel with the team, per Nate Taylor of the Indianapolis Star.

How Stuckey's Injury Impacts Pacers Stuckey has carved out a niche for himself as somebody who can fill multiple roles. Whether the Pacers ask him to play point guard or shooting guard as part of the starting lineup or off the bench, he's done it since the start of last season.

The 29-year-old Eastern Washington product has remained mostly durable throughout his career. Most of the ailments he's dealt with in recent years have been of the minor variety. In turn, he hasn't missed more than 12 games since his rookie campaign.

If the latest issue forces him to the sidelines, the Pacers will lean even more heavily on Monta Ellis at the 2. Head coach Frank Vogel could also give Joe Young some extra minutes at guard while C. ...

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