Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Injury: Updates on Nets SG’s Recovery from Ankle Surgery

December 7th, 2015 by Timothy Rapp Leave a reply »
Brooklyn Nets shooting guard Rondae Hollis-Jefferson suffered a fractured right ankle during a practice on Dec. 5, according to the team.

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Hollis-Jefferson to Undergo Surgery Monday, Dec. 7 The Nets announced in a press release that Hollis-Jefferson would require surgery to repair his ankle fracture, though didn't release a timetable for his return.

Injury Slows Strong 1st Season for Hollis-Jefferson Hollis-Jefferson, 20, is averaging 5.2 points, 6.1 rebounds (fourth among qualifying rookies), 1.4 assists and 1.4 steals (first among qualifying rookies) in 22.1 minutes per game this year during his rookie season. He's already proven to be an excellent defensive player and has shown a great deal of upside early in his career, so this injury is a slight setback in an otherwise promising rookie campaign.

Bojan Bogdanovic will step into the starting lineup to replace Hollis-Jefferson, though Wayne Ellington and Markel Brown will now likely see more action at shooting guard as well.

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