Mo Bamba Expected To Miss "Significant Time" With Leg Injury

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Orlando Magic rookie heart Mo Bamba will reportedly miss “important time” after struggling a stress fracture in his left tibia, in accordance with an announcement launch by the workforce as we speak.

Bamba, 20, did not play within the workforce’s 102-89 victory towards the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday, however he’s averaging 6.2 factors, 5.zero rebounds and 1.four blocks in 47 video games this season.

Mo Bamba Expected To Miss "Significant Time" With Leg Injury

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The workforce’s assertion on Bamba’s harm reads:

“Mo Bamba has been recognized with a stress fracture in his left tibia. His return to basketball-related actions will rely upon how he responds to relaxation, non-operative remedy and rehabilitation.”

Orlando Magic President of Basketball Operations Jeff Weltman provides, “Thankfully we caught this early and are in a position to deal with Mo with out surgical procedure. His return to motion will rely upon how he responds to remedy.”

Through 53 video games this season, the Magic are sitting in 11th place within the Eastern Conference with a file of 22-31. Worth noting, that is simply three recreation again of the eighth seeded Miami Heat.