Mike Conley got off to a tremendous start to last season for the Grizzlies, averaging 18.3 points, 6.0 assists and 1.7 3-pointers per game from October through December 31. However, he started dealing with a series of minor, lingering injuries, and ended up seeing his production fall off hard, as he ultimately averaged just 13.4 points and 5.5 assists per game after the All-Star break. Conley showed off his upside in the early months, and it was enough to push him toward the top 15 for guards, a lofty standing given the elite depth of the position. If we assume his struggles were more the result of his injuries, Conley has a good chance to bounce back, and should be worth a middle round pick on Draft Day in all formats.
Conley (Achilles) is not expected to return for the regular season or the playoffs, Ronald Tillery of The Commercial Appeal reports. The last update from the team suggested that Conley would be reevaluated at the end of the regular season, but he apparently met with doctors within the last week, who advised him to not return this season. Assuming the point guard does in fact call it quits, he'll head into free agency after spending the first nine seasons of his career in Memphis. In the meantime, Jordan Farmar, Bryce Cotton, and Xavier Munford will head into the postseason as the reaming point guard options.
Conley (Achilles) will not be reevaluted until the end of the regular season, the Memphis Commercial Appeal reports. Conley was initially given a three-to-four week timetable, and it looks as though he'll end up following the longer end of that estimation. In his absence, the depleted Grizzlies have relied upon the trio of Ray McCallum, Jordan Farmar, and Xavier Munford to absorb the minutes at point guard, and that'll be the case over the final 10 games. The hope is that Conley will be ready to return for the first round of the postseason, but it's unclear at this time if that's realistic.
Conley (foot) was diagnosed with tendinitis in his Achilles and will miss 3-to-4 weeks, Peter Fleischer of Fox 13 in Memphis reports. The Grizzlies continue to be hit by injury after injury, and they'll now be without their starting point guard for at least the rest of the month. Conley had already missed the last three games, and with Mario Chalmers (Achilles) done for the season, the likes of Briante Weber and Lance Stephenson figure to handle the majority of the point guard duties going forward. It's possible Memphis could add another player via the D-League, but at this point they have not announced any plans to do so.
Conley is listed as out indefinitely, as he continues to work back from a sore Achilles, Ronald Tillery of the Commercial Appeal reports. Conley suffered an Achilles injury during Sunday's matchup with the Suns and was originally given a three-to-five day timetable for a return. He's being listed as out indefinitely, so it remains unclear how long the Grizzlies plan to hold him out. Because of the lack of clarity around the situation, he should continue to be considered questionable for Friday's outing versus the Pelicans until we get an official update on his status, although it's looking highly unlikely that he's able to make a surprise return. Newly signed Briante Weber and Lance Stephenson would likely see increased minutes if Conley does indeed sit out as expected.
Conley (foot) has been ruled out for Monday's game against the Cavs, and he'll be reevaluated in 3-to-5 days, Kevin Lipe of the Memphis Flyer reports. Conley apparently suffered the injury on Sunday against the Suns, and the 3-to-5 day timetable means he'll also miss Wednesday's game in Boston. He could potentially return Friday against the Pelicans, but it's far too early to tell at this point. In Conley's absence, expect Mario Chalmers to enter the starting lineup and see big minutes as the only other true point guard on the active roster. Lance Stephenson also figures to step into a temporarily expanded role.
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