Duarte is injured. projected to be one of the key pieces in the Pacers' second unit.
Dominican Cris Duarte will miss out. 4 to 6 weeks after suffering a grade 2 ankle sprain last Friday in the last game of the Indiana Pacers, in which they won 101-99 against the Miami Heat.
< p>Last season, the Dominican in 55 games averaged . 13.1 points per game, 2.1 assists and 4.1 rebounds in 28 minutes of action, being considered one of the candidates for the rookie of the year award at the beginning of the campaign, but due to the injuries It was considerably lowering this possibility.
The Pacers decided to cut Duarte from the team in the last games last season, due to a soreness in his left big toe. Duarte had just recorded his best offensive performance scoring 30 points in the victory of the Brooklyn Nets over the Indiana Pacers.