Washington Wizards center and former Indiana star Thomas Bryant has suffered a torn ACL in his left knee according to a report by Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.com. Bryant injured the knee in the first quarter of the Wizards’ 128-124 loss to the Miami Heat on Saturday. Multiple reports have described the injury as season-ending.
Bryant is averaging a career-best 14.3 points to go with 6.1 rebounds per contest in 10 games this season. The 6-foot-10, fourth-year pro averaged double figure scoring each of the last two seasons after averaging 12.2 points and 6.2 rebounds in two seasons at Indiana in which he helped the Hoosiers to the Sweet 16 and a Big Ten title in 2016.
Bryant was selected in the second round of the 2017 NBA Draft. He started his career with the Los Angeles Lakers before being claimed off waivers by the Wizards in 2018.
Thomas Bryant headed to the locker room after an apparent leg injury pic.twitter.com/cXu0CdOoTt
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