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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Thunder Injury Update: Andre Roberson, Perry Jones will not play in tonight's game


By on 11/12/2014 07:30:00 PM

The Oklahoma City Thunder fell to the Milwaukee Bucks last night by the score of 85-78. The loss dropped the Thunder to 2-6 on the season, fourth in the Southwest Division. Reggie Jackson lead the Thunder with 29 points on 12-of-21 shooting. The Thunder were without Andre Roberson and Perry Jones due to injury and neither will be available for tonight's game. 

Keith Allison via Wikimedia Commons

Jones, pictured above, has seen a significant amount of minutes at small forward with Kevin Durant out.  He has been out with a sprained left foot. Roberson, who has averaged six points in nearly 30 minutes per game this season, is out with a foot injury.

Anthony Slater, who covers the Thunder for The Oklahoman, tweeted the following update on Roberson and Jones.
Roberson, in his second season out of Colorado, averaged 1.9 points and 1.5 rebounds in ten minutes per game last season. He's expected to make a more significant contribution this season.

Jones is having an excellent start to the 2014-2015 season, averaging 15 points and 3.8 rebounds in 32.8 minutes per game. In 105 career games, all with the Thunder, Jones is averaging 3.6 points and 1.9 rebounds per game.


 
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