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New Orleans Pelican JJ Redick has non-surgical treatment on the heel – NBA Sports

New Orleans Pelican guard JJ Redick On Thursday, he will undergo non-surgical procedures to relieve inflammation and pain in his right heel and will be out of the lineup for at least a week.

Pelicans said Redick remained away from the team and continued to adhere to the NBA’s health and safety protocols while receiving follow-up treatment. An update of his status is scheduled within a week.

The 36-year-old Redick served as a reserve for Pelicans this season, averaging 8.7 points in 18.6 minutes. He’s been a highly regarded 3-point shooter since joining the NBA, reaching 41.5% deep throughout his 15-year career, but this season’s accuracy is 36.4% (51 of 140). It has dropped.

Redick’s absence is expected to lead to increased play time for guards in the second year Nickeil Alexander Walker And rookie guard Kira Lewis Jr... , Pelican’s first draft selection for 2020.

Before the Pelicans host Minnesota, Pelicans coach Stan Van Gundy said Thursday night, “I want to see them do a good defensive job. They need to bring us a lot of energy. “. Good shots-they don’t have any additional pressure. They are just going to get a chance. “

– NBA Sports

New Orleans Pelican JJ Redick has non-surgical treatment on the heel

https://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/31046801/new-orleans-pelicans-jj-redick-nonsurgical-procedure-heel New Orleans Pelican JJ Redick has non-surgical treatment on the heel

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