Brandon Knight (groin) isn't expected to return to action until after the All-Star break, Paul Coro of the Arizona Republic reports.
Updates on Knight's condition have been sparse since he was diagnosed with a groin strain in late January, and with the Phoenix Suns well removed from playoff contention, there's no need to rush the guard back into action at less than full health. The Suns will likely see how he's feeling after the break before perhaps offering a timetable for his return.
Brandon Knight (groin) will likely be out for Thursday's game against the Rockets.
Knight's bothersome groin injury kept him sidelined for the Phoenix Suns ' recent four-game road trip, and he could remain out until after the All-Star break. The good sign is that the injury likely won't require surgery, but the Suns will have to rely on Archie Goodwin and Devin Booker in the backcourt while Knight remains out. His situation should continue to be monitored until an official timetable for a return is in place.
Knight has been hampered by the groin strain since New Year's Eve, and he's missed both of the last two games after aggravating the injury during Tuesday's loss to Indiana. The 24-year-old received a second opinion in Los Angeles on Friday, and he said he was "definitely encouraged" by the visit and believes he'll be able to avoid surgery. Knight will remain in Phoenix while the team hits the road, and the earliest he could be back on the court is next Tuesday (Feb. 2), when the Suns return home to host the Raptors. With Eric Bledsoe (knee) done for the season and Ronnie Price (toe surgery) out until February, the Suns will rely on young guards Archie Goodwin and Devin Booker to pick up the slack in the backcourt. Lorenzo Brown is also an option, though his second 10-day contract is set to expire Wednesday.
Knight missed his second game in a row Saturday against the Hawks while getting more information about his ailing groin, which has been bothering him from more than three weeks. Because the
This will be the second consecutive game missed for Knight, and the
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