Utah Jazz guard Mike Conley will miss Game 1 of Tuesday night’s Western Conference semifinal series against the Los Angeles Clippers with a mild right hamstring strain.
Conley, 33, sustained the injury during Game 5 of Utah’s first-round series against the Memphis Grizzlies. Conley has missed many games over the past two regular seasons with hamstring issues.
Conley averaged 17.4 points, 8.6 assists and 3.8 rebounds in the five games against the Grizzlies, his former team.
Conley earned his first All-Star appearance this season after averaging 16.2 points, 6.0 assists and 3.5 rebounds per game. He played in 51 games (all starts) of Utah’s 72 during the regular season.
–Field Level Media