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Sunday, November 2, 2014

Grizzlies Injury Update: Courtney Lee 'out a while' with a concussion

By on 11/02/2014 10:30:00 AM

The Memphis Grizzlies are off to a 3-0 start to the 2014-2015 season following a 71-69 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Saturday. Marc Gasol lead the Grizzlies with 22 points and eight rebounds. Although just 24th in the NBA in scoring, the Grizzlies have stifled opponents, giving up just 86.3 points per game. The Grizzlies were without shooting guard Courtney Lee , pictured below while with the Celtics, due to a concussion and it appears he may miss a significant amount of time. 

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As reported by the Associated Press through, Lee will be "out a while" according to Grizzlies coach David Joerger.  Lee's injury took place in the first half of Friday's game against the Indiana Pacers. Tayshaun Prince picked up the slack with Lee out of the lineup, logging 18 minutes against the Pacers.

Rotoworld Basketball also tweeted the following on Lee's concussion.
With Lee out of the lineup, Prince started but scored only two points on 1-of-5 shooting, in 18 minutes of action. Veteran Vince Carter played 21 minutes off the bench and added nine points and four rebounds.

Lee, in his seventh NBA season, is averaging 13 points on 56.3 percent shooting in his first two games of the season. The veteran shooting guard averaged 9.6 points in 79 games combined with the Celtics and Grizzlies last season. Lee's also played for the Magic, Nets and Rockets and has career averages of 9.6 points and 2.6 rebounds in 446 games.

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