Detroit Pistons’ Marvin Bagley III will not be available to the team for the next 3 to 4 weeks after having an injure to his right knee.
According to NBA report, Detroit Pistons center Marvin Bagley III played for 56 seconds on Tuesday, October 11, against Oklahoma City Thunder (OKC). He exited the game after slipping on the foot of Thunder rookie forward Jalen Williams, which caused his right knee to bend at an awkward angle.
In the subsequent medical testing, Bagley was diagnosed with a bone bruise and a sprained medial collateral ligament (MCL) in his right knee. According to ESPN NBA insider:
“MRI on the right knee of Detroit Pistons F Marvin Bagley III reveals that he will miss time to start the season, but there’s relief that he’s avoided a serious injury, sources tell ESPN.”
MRI on the right knee of Detroit Pistons F Marvin Bagley III reveals that he will miss time to start the season, but there’s relief that he’s avoided a serious injury, sources tell ESPN.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) October 12, 2022
Pistons’ official then stated that Marvin Bagley III would not be available to the team for the next 3 to 4 weeks. After his exit from the game, Detroit Pistons’ suffered a 115-99 loss to Oklahoma City Thunder (OKC).
Bagley averaged 14.6 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game in 18 games with the Pistons. He scored in double figures in 15 of his 18 games with Detroit Pistons and was acquired by the team in a trade deadline-day deal last season involving the Pistons, Milwaukee Bucks, LA Clippers and Sacramento Kings.
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