The Bucks have already lost No. 2 pick Jabari Parker for the year, and Larry Sanders still isn’t playing, so it came as another crushing blow on Saturday when Milwaukee GM John Hammond announced that PG Kendall Marshall will miss the rest of the year with a torn ACL. Details, from the Bucks:
Milwaukee Bucks General Manager John Hammond announced today that guard Kendall Marshall will miss the remainder of the season after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his right knee during the second period of the Bucks win vs. New York in London on Thursday, Jan. 15.
This morning Marshall underwent an MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) exam that confirmed the injury after being evaluated by team orthopaedic physician Dr. Michael Gordon. Surgery to repair the injury will be scheduled at a date to be determined.
In 28 games this season, Marshall averaged 4.2 points, 3.1 assists (2nd on team) and 1.0 rebounds in 14.9 minutes per game while helping the Bucks to a 21-19 record. He connected on career-high percentages from the field (.455) and free throw line (.889) and posted a three-point field goal percentage of .391 (18-46).
After the news broke, Marshall tweeted out this message: