INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Pacers forward Danny Granger is out indefinitely because of a sore left knee.
Team officials said Tuesday that Granger will get a second opinion on the injury and an update will be provided following that visit.READ MORE: Chauncey Spencer II Takes To The Road With Stories Of African Americans In Flight, Including A Stop In Chicago
The announcement comes one day before Indiana opens its season at Toronto, and losing the 6-foot- 8 former All-Star could be a real blow. Granger led the Pacers in scoring (18.7 points) last season and has averaged 18.2 points and 5.2 rebounds in seven NBA seasons.READ MORE: 13-Year-Old Boy, 19-Year-Old Man Shot In West Garfield Park
He played through the Eastern Conference semifinals with a sore left knee and has had blood-platelet treatment in hopes of healing.
Coach Frank Vogel was cautious with Granger throughout training camp and the preseason. Granger made his preseason debut last week against Cleveland.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: A Sunny Start
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