What has been a tumultuous month for the Grizzlies just got worse. Second year wing Dillon Brooks suffered a toe injury on January 5th on the road against the Spurs and left the game after scoring 15 points on 6-11 shooting.
That was only his 7th game after returning from an MCL injury suffered in early November against the 76ers.
News broke Wednesday morning that Brooks would likely miss the rest of the 2018-2019 season.
After playing in all 82 games in his rookie season last year, Dillon has played in less than half of the team’s contests this season due to injury.
Brooks was averaging 7.5 points, 1.7 rebounds in 18.3 minutes per game. He was also shooting 37.5% from three and had scored in double figures three times in his seven game stint since returning from the previous injury.
The Grizzlies will look to newly acquired Justin Holiday to fill some of the minutes that Dillon was earning. After trading away MarShon Brooks and Wayne Selden, the Grizzlies suddenly find themselves very thin on the wings.
**Update** Since the publishing of this article, the Grizzlies have released an official statement regarding Dillon Brooks and his injury**
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