Malcolm Brogdon Returns From Back Strain

by November 25, 2019
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Malcolm Brogdon of the Indiana Pacers

The Indiana Pacers will welcome star free agent addition Malcolm Brogdon to the lineup after playing without him for the majority of the past four games. The 27-year-old injured his back over a week ago, left that game after nine minutes, and has been out of action since.

Brogdon’s injury put the brakes on a solid start to the 2019-20 campaign. The former Rookie of the Year has averaged 19.2 points and 8.2 assists per game and been a big part of a Pacers team that figures to compete once again in the Eastern Conference.

Brogdon will not have a minute restriction in his return to action, Jeremiah Johnson of Fox Sports reports.

Brogdon considers himself to be back at 100% strength but, as Mark Montieth of the Pacers’ team site writes, doesn’t know exactly what caused the back strain in the first place.