Indiana’s Sabonis, Detroit’s Johnson out with injuries
Domantas Sabonis file photo
DETROIT (AP) — Indiana Pacers big man Domantas Sabonis sat out Wednesday night (Thursday, PHL time) at Detroit with a right calf contusion.
Detroit forward Stanley Johnson also missed the game with a right hip flexor strain. Reggie Bullock took Johnson’s spot in the starting lineup, and Myles Turner started at center for the Pacers.
Johnson had started every game this season and is averaging 8.5 points. Sabonis is out for a second straight game. He’s averaging 13.5 points and 10.3 rebounds.