Brooklyn Nets point guard Jarrett Jack will miss the rest of the season after an MRI revealed he had a torn ACL and a partially torn MCL in his right knee, the team announced Sunday.
Jack suffered the injury during Saturday’s victory over the Boston Celtics. At first, the Nets believed it was only a sprained knee, but the MRI revealed a more serious injury. Jack will require surgery to repair the knee.
The 32-year-old Jack averaged 12.8 points, a team-high 7.4 assists and 4.3 rebounds this season in 32 games, all as a starter.
Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried, who was taken off the court on a stretcher after suffering a neck injury during Saturday’s game against Golden State, was released from hospital and said he is “much better.”
Faried said on Instagram Sunday that he is “a little sore, but I’m the Manimal — I’m not going to (let) this keep me down & out long!”
A CT scan was normal.
Faried is averaging 12.6 points and 9.7 rebounds this season.