Detroit Pistons’ Andre Drummond Out For 4-6 Weeks

DETROIT (97.1 The Ticket) – The Detroit Pistons say Andre Drummond will be out of the line-up for approximately four to six weeks due to a stress fracture of his fifth lumbar vertebra.

The injury was diagnosed following examinations conducted on Thursday, February 7 by team medical personnel.

Drummond has been placed in a custom brace and activity levels will be modified while the injury heals. He will be re-evaluated on a regular basis. Team doctors anticipate a full recovery with rest and rehabilitation.

The 6-foot-11 forward has appeared in 50 games this season averaging 7.3 points, 7.5 rebounds and 1.68 blocks in 19.7 minutes per game. Drummond leads all NBA rookies in rebounds (7.5 rpg) and ranks second in blocks (1.68 bpg), fourth in steals (0.94 spg) and eighth in points (7.3 ppg).




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