San Antonio Spurs place to begin guard Dejounte Murray has torn the ACL in his proper knee, in keeping with a number of studies.
Murray, 22, suffered the harm within the second quarter of Sunday’s preseason loss to the Houston Rockets. While driving to the basket, Murray planted his foot to raise in the direction of the rim when he as a substitute crashed to the ground in ache. The Spurs’ medical employees introduced a wheelchair onto the court docket to cart Murray into the locker room, however he waved them off and walked to the again beneath his personal energy because the AT&T Center broke into applause.
In his second yr within the NBA final season, Murray took over for Tony Parker because the Spurs’ place to begin guard, averaging Eight.1 factors, 5.7 rebounds and a pair of.9 assists per sport. He additionally turned the youngest participant ever to make an All-Defensive Team.
The Spurs may even be with out rookie capturing guard Lonnie Walker IV for 6-Eight weeks, because of a torn proper medial meniscus.