Sacramento Kings large man Marvin Bagley III has been a extremely attention-grabbing NBA prospect since being chosen with the second general within the 2018 NBA Draft.
By way of his first three skilled seasons, Bagley has regarded strong and averaged a good 14.5 factors and seven.5 rebounds in 25.5 minutes per recreation. Nevertheless, he’s struggled to remain wholesome whereas sustaining vital accidents, showing in simply 112 video games to this point.
Sadly, the Duke product will miss an indefinite time period with yet one more harm.
Though he was off to a very good begin this season taking good care of his physique and taking part in in all however two video games, the Kings have introduced that Bagley fractured the fourth metacarpal of his left hand throughout Monday night time’s matchup towards the Charlotte Hornets.
This couldn’t have come at a worse time, because the Kings have misplaced 13 of their final 16 video games, leaving them with a 15-24 on the season (twelfth within the Western Convention standings). Sacramento has blown double-digit leads in three of their final 4 losses.
Whereas the Kings watch for extra data on the severity of the harm and the way lengthy his restoration can be, Sacramento has vital roster choices to make previous to subsequent week’s commerce deadline.
In 37 video games this season, Bagley was averaging 13.9 factors and seven.4 rebounds per recreation whereas capturing a career-high .354 from past the arc.