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The Pistons announced on Monday that starting guard Reggie Jackson is out 6-8 weeks. Jackson received PRP injections to treat tendinosis in his left knee, as well as a thumb injury. The Pistons will be relying heavily on guard Ish Smith to fill Jackson’s void. Via NBA.com:
The Detroit Pistons announced today that guard Reggie Jackson received platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections on Monday morning to treat left knee tendinosis and an ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) sprain of his right thumb. Jackson is expected to miss approximately six to eight weeks and recovery will be monitored throughout the rehabilitation process. Further updates will be provided when appropriate.