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Magic forward Chuma Okeke to miss several weeks due to bone bruise, report says

Okeke was averaging 18 minutes a game this season

Orlando Magic forward Chuma Okeke (3) goes up for a shot during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat, Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
Orlando Magic forward Chuma Okeke (3) goes up for a shot during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat, Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack) (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

ORLANDO, Fla. – Orlando Magic forward Chuma Okeke will miss several weeks of games due to a bone bruise on his left knee, according to ESPN reporter Adrian Wojnarowski.

Okeke had an ACL tear on the same knee when he was a forward with the Auburn Tigers.

The Magic forward did not play during the 2019-20 season due to this injury.

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Despite the injury, the Magic still selected him with the No. 16 pick in the 2019 draft.

In five games this year Okeke was averaging 18 minutes a game, 3 points a game, and 2.6 rebounds a game.

Okeke has been shooting 36% from the field.


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