Sixers' Sergio Rodriguez sidelined rest of season

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Sixers guard Sergio Rodriguez.

76ers reserve point guard Sergio Rodriguez will miss the remaining three games of the season with a left hamstring strain.

Rodriguez has already missed six games with the injury. The Sixers' remaining games are against the Milwaukee Bucks (Saturday) and Indiana Pacers (Monday) at Wells Fargo Center before facing the New York Knicks (Wednesday) at Madison Square Garden.

His hamstring has improved. However, there's not enough practice time to get Rodriguez ready to play.

He will become a free agent on July 1, but wants to return to the Sixers. Rodriguez is averaging 7.8 points, 5.1 rebounds, and 22.3 minutes this season. He was playing his best basketball before he got hurt.

Rodriguez had 12 points and seven assists against the Chicago Bulls on March 24. Two days later, he finished with 16 points while making 4 of 7 three-pointers against the Indiana Pacers.

He is the sixth Sixers with a season-ending injury, joining Joel Embiid (knee), Ben Simmons (foot), Jerryd Bayless (wrist), Jahlil Okafor (knee) and Robert Covington (knee).

In other news, point guard T.J. McConnell will play against the Bucks. The point guard turned his left ankle in the third quarter of Thursday's loss to the Chicago Bulls. He returned in the fourth quarter.

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