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The Memphis Grizzlies have the worst luck with accidents.

The staff introduced Tuesday that capturing guard Ben McLemore will miss 12 weeks after struggling a fracture of the fifth metatarsal in his proper foot.

He suffered the damage throughout an offseason pickup recreation in Los Angeles, and is predicted to make a full restoration after present process surgical procedure.

McLemore signed with the Grizzlies this summer time on a two-yr, $10.7-million pact. He was slated to grow to be a backup shooter off the bench with an outdoor shot of breaking into the beginning 5.

The damage, nevertheless, will hold him sidelined for a minimum of the whole thing of coaching camp and preseason. That places strain on the likes of Troy Daniels, Tyreke Evans, Wade Baldwin, and James Ennis to step up and supply minutes on the wing till McLemore recovers.

McLemore averaged eight.1 factors on 38.2 % capturing from deep in 19.three minutes per recreation final season for the Sacramento Kings.