Charlotte Hornets ahead Miles Bridges has entered into the league’s well being and security protocols and there is a present expectation that he may miss a number of video games, sources inform ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
The third-year participant is averaging 21.6 factors over his previous six video games. For the season, he is averaging 12.4 factors and profession highs of 6.1 rebounds and a couple of.2 assists per sport. Bridges has additionally develop into a spotlight fixture across the NBA this season with a number of poster-worthy dunks.
His absence is the newest setback for a Hornets staff that enters play Tuesday in eighth place within the Eastern Conference.
Rookie LaMelo Ball (wrist) and fellow guard Malik Monk (ankle) each returned Saturday from accidents that stored them out for a number of weeks. Gordon Hayward has been out since early April with a sprained proper foot. Additionally, P.J. Washington will miss Tuesday evening’s sport for private causes.
Charlotte has misplaced three of its previous 4 video games and performs at Detroit on Tuesday earlier than beginning a five-game homestand.