Zach Randolph Injury: Updates on Grizzlies Star’s Knee and Return

November 20th, 2015 by Joseph Zucker Leave a reply »
Zach Randolph is battling a sore knee that has forced him out of action. It is unclear when he will be able to return to the court. 

Continue for updates.

JaMychal Green Replaces Randolph in Starting Lineup vs. Houston Rockets Friday, Nov. 20 Rob Fischer of Fox Sports Southeast reported a sore knee is preventing Randolph from playing Friday.

Although Randolph is getting up there in years—he turned 34 in July—he remains a critical piece in whatever success the Grizzlies will have in 2015-16. Only Marc Gasol and Mike Conley are more irreplaceable members of the Memphis squad.

The two-time All-Star averaged a double-double last year, which was the eighth time in nine seasons. He hauled in 16.1 points and 10.5 rebounds a night.

The Grizzlies also boasted a 6.3 net rating when Randolph was on the court, compared to a minus-1.1 rating when he was on the bench, per, which further illustrated his value.

You can't understate how much his prolonged absence would affect Memphis in the loaded Western Conference. Even at full strength over the last few years, the Grizzlies have been a very good tea ...

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