Hawks’ Bembry diagnosed with fractured right wrist - again
ABS-CBN Sports on Apr 13, 2018 08:24 AM
DeAndre Bembry NBA file photo
ATLANTA (AP) — DeAndre Bembry’s season full of injury woes ended with the Atlanta Hawks’ second-year forward being diagnosed with his second fractured right wrist.
The Hawks announced Thursday (Friday, PHL time) an MRI on Wednesday (Thursday, PHL time) revealed the fracture. Bembry missed 14 games after he fractured the wrist in Atlanta’s season-opener at Dallas on Oct. 14 (Oct. 15, PHL time). He also missed a combined 34 games with other injuries, including 16 with an abdominal strain.
The Hawks, whose season ended with a loss to Philadelphia on Tuesday (Wednesday, PHL time), say Bembry’s expected recovery time is four to six weeks. The team did not say when Bembry, who played in Atlanta’s final three games, suffered the injury.
Bembry averaged 5.2 points in 26 games this season. He played three games with the Hawks’ G League Erie affiliate.