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Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Pelicans Injury Update: Luke Babbitt sprains knee during victory over the Lakers

By on 12/09/2014 10:31:00 AM

On Monday, it was revealed that Pelican's small forward Luke Babbitt sprained his knee during Sunday's victory over the Los Angeles Lakers. His status is unknown for Tuesday's tilt against the

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Babbitt, who has played in 15 games (out of 19 possible), did not return to the game on Sunday after leaving near the end of the 4th quarter, with the game well in hand. According R.J. White of CBS Sports, Babbitt was diagnosed with a sprained knee, however, there was no word on the exact severity of the sprain. So far, Babbitt's availability for Tuesday's game against the Knicks remains unclear.

At 9-10 the Pelicans sit at fifth place in the Southeast Division, and are 10th in the Western Conference. On the year, Babbitt is averaging 3.5 points and two rebounds per game.

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