Granger out 3 months with knee injury
ATLANTA – The Indiana Pacers will have to try to remain in playoff contention without leading scorer Danny Granger for the next three months.
The Pacers announced today that Granger received an injection to treat left patellar tendinosis. The procedure was performed by Dr. James Andrews in Gulf Breeze, Fla.
The Pacers have struggled offensively without Granger, the team’s leading scorer the past five years, in the lineup.
They are 25th in the league in scoring, 26th in field goal percentage, 28th in assists and 30th in the league in turnovers.
Coach Frank Vogel changed his starting lineup earlier this week by moving Gerald Green to the bench and starting Sam Young at small forward.The Pacers (2-2) play the Atlanta Hawks tonight.