Jalen Suggs injury update: Orlando Magic rookie sidelined for extended period with fractured thumb


Orlando Magic rookie Jalen Suggs is ready to overlook an prolonged time frame after struggling a fractured thumb in Monday night time’s loss to the Philadelphia 76ers.

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Late within the fourth quarter of the 101-96 loss, the No. 5 total choose within the draft drove to the basket and appeared to damage his thumb after contact from 76ers massive man Joel Embiid. 

He was seen grabbing his thumb on the best way again down the ground and was taken out of the sport shortly after. 

What’s subsequent for Suggs? This is every little thing we find out about his damage.

What’s Jalen Suggs’ damage?

The Magic initially reported Suggs’ damage as a sprain, however after present process additional exams, he was recognized with a fractured proper thumb.

How lengthy is Jalen Suggs out? 

In response to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Suggs’ thumb is not going to require surgical procedure. He shall be re-evaluated each two weeks to gauge the way it’s therapeutic.

Suggs has been sturdy via the primary portion of his rookie season, solely lacking one recreation towards the Atlanta Hawks with a proper ankle sprain. 

By way of the primary 22 video games of the season, Suggs is averaging 12.3 factors, 3.6 assists, 3.4 rebounds and 1.1 steals in 27.7 minutes per recreation.

Magic upcoming schedule

The Magic enter their Dec. 1 recreation towards the Nuggets with a 4-18 document, putting them on the backside of the standings within the Jap Convention with the worst document within the league.

Following their dwelling recreation towards Denver, they face a troublesome highway that consists of matchups towards the Warriors, Clippers and Lakers.

Date Opponent Time (ET)
De. 1 vs. Nuggets 7:00 p.m
Dec. 3 at Rockets 8:00 p.m
Dec. 6 at Warriors 10:00 p.m. 
Dec. 8 at Kings 10:00 p.m
Dec. 11 at Clippers 3:30 p.m
Dec. 12 at Lakers 9:30 p.m.
Dec. 15 vs. Hawks 7:00 p.m.
Dec. 17 vs. Warmth 7:00 p.m.
Dec. 18 vs. Warmth 7:00 p.m.
Dec. 20  at Raptors 7:30 p.m.



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