Report: Kent Bazemore to miss rest of season with bruised knee

Courtesy of Mark L. Baer, USA Today Sports
Mark L. Baer, USA Today Sports

The Atlanta Hawks will reportedly be without guard Kent Bazemore for the remainder of the season as he’s dealing with a bruised knee. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported this news on Monday afternoon.

Bazemore hurt his knee landing awkwardly on it Sunday. He did not return to the game, and initial reports indicated he’s miss a couple of weeks. After further analysis on the injury, he’s now been ruled out the rest of the way.

In 65 games this year for Atlanta, Bazemore has averaged 12.9 points, 3.8 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.5 steals per game.