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Danny Granger left Sunday night's game Pacers-Bulls game with the a sore left knee and didn't return. Indiana won without him, 97-92 over division rival Chicago.
Granger played just eight minutes, missing all three of his shots, and failed to do anything other than commit a foul. Indiana's medical staff said Granger landed awkwardly and "decided not to push it," according to David Benner, the Pacers director of media relations. So this may not be too serious, but there's always reason for concern when it comes to Granger.
In four games this season, Granger is averaging 6.8 points, .5 threes, 2.3 rebounds, .8 steals, .5 steals and .2 blocks while playing 16.5 minutes. He's shooting a putrid 31.3 percent from the field and 62.5 percent from the charity stripe.
Granger will have a couple of days to rest. The Pacers don't start their three-game week until Wednesday.
Danny Granger has sore left knee and will not return. According to Pacers...
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Danny Granger has only played 18 minutes over the Pacers last 2 games before being shut down due to soreness in the same knee that kept him out most of the season.
According to the Indy Star:
Granger only played eight minutes against the Bulls because of soreness in his left knee, the same knee that caused him to miss most of this season.
He went scoreless, missing all three shots...
A few notes obsverations from the Pacers' 97-92 win over the Bulls, which gives them a 4-game cushion for the Central division lead.
This was a scary game where the Pacers got off to a big lead but never got into the rhythm they needed to pull away. I felt like the Bulls were going to get them in the end until David West iced it. The Pacers were lucky to get away wit...
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