Jalen Green was injured Nov. 24 with a hamstring problem. After the first tests, Houston announced that the number 2 of the draft would be evaluated in a week and that at that time it would be possible to know more about the time out of the draft. guard. Well, that term has expired and the only update has come through the voice of Stephen Silas, who has ruled out that his ward will soon return to action.
There is really nothing new in his state. He’s still injured. He is making good progress in his recovery, but slowly. We are simply going to continue evaluating him week by week, but he will not play anytime soon, ”explains the head coach of the Texas franchise.
It’s obvious the Rockets aren’t going to rush their rookie. The plan is for Green to be a key player in the future of the franchise, and in this context there is no room for straining his physique in the least. Be it two weeks or four, it will only return when they are fully convinced that it is one hundred percent.
Regarding the rookie’s performance, he has played a total of 18 games so far to average 14 points with 38.2% from the field and 27.8 percent from triples. Interestingly, the Texans have tied up four wins (five total) in Green’s absence.
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