Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Thaddeus Young estimated to miss three weeks

A 76ers spokesman said that forward Thaddeus Young has a Grade One left hamstring strain and will likely be out approximately three weeks.

Thaddeus Young estimated to miss three weeks

A 76ers spokesman said that forward Thaddeus Young has a Grade One left hamstring strain and will likely be out approximately three weeks.

Young suffered the injury in Monday’s 78-61 win over the visiting Orlando Magic. He is averaging 14.9 points and 7.4 rebounds.

“Pretty much when I first did it, it felt like a rubber band kind of like snapping a little bit and going back in place,” Young said on Tuesday. “Like the doctor said, three weeks hopefully I will be back.”

Young’s teammates had a predictable reaction to the news.

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“It’s hard, he is the anchor on this team and we need him obviously,” Sixers guard Nick Young said after today’s practice. ‘We have to go out and fight harder.”

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