Sacramento Kings guard Tyrese Haliburton has no ligament damage to his left knee, an MRI revealed, but likely will miss the rest of the season. Haliburton won’t require surgery and is expected to make a full recovery, the team said Tuesday night.
Sacramento Kings rookie Tyrese Haliburton will not play on Tuesday versus the Oklahoma City Thunder due to a left knee injury, according to the team’s official injury report.
Haliburton will have an MRI on Monday, according to coach Luke Walton. There's initial optimism he might have avoided a serious injury, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. "We'll hope for the best," Walton said. "We won't know anything until tomorrow. We'll find out after the MRI. "I'm not going to guess on it. ... We're very hopeful that it's not (serious), but there's no reason for me to guess right now."
Sacramento Kings rookie guard Tyrese Haliburton suffered a left knee injury that forced him to exit Sunday's game against the Dallas Mavericks in the third quarter. Haliburton will have an MRI on Monday morning, but there's initial optimism he might have avoided a serious injury, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
James Ham: According to Walton, Haliburton was upbeat after the game. He's a very positive individual. There is "hope" that the injury isn't serious, but Walton wouldn't speculate. Have to wait for the MRO on Monday.
Haliburton missed his third game in a row with left calf soreness. Walton said Haliburton is considered day-to-day, but it’s unknown if the rookie guard will return before the All-Star break. “We’ll just keep evaluating him every day,” Walton said.
James Ham: Haliburton will be out the rest of the road trip according to Walton.
James Ham: Glenn Robinson III and Kyle Guy will get an opportunity to replace Haliburton's minutes according to Luke Walton.
Sean Cunningham: Kings rookie Tyrese Haliburton had an MRI today in Houston - confirmed a left wrist bone bruise sustained in Thursday's game. An update is expected next week - he's out til then.
Kellan Olson: Tyrese Haliburton said over Zoom yesterday that he's been fully healthy and training since May or June. Haliburton was ruled out for the rest of the season in mid-February after fracturing his left wrist.
May 13, 2021 | 6:55 pm EDT Update
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