Jeffries (ankle) will be reevaluated in six weeks after being diagnosed with a Grade 3 left ankle sprain Wednesday, Mark Medina of USA Today reports.
The 23-year-old may end up being sidelined for at least two months, as it will take some time to reach game readiness after sitting out six weeks. Jeffries is due to be reevaluated in mid-February, so he'll be sidelined for most of the first half of the 2020-21 season.
Jeffries was diagnosed Wednesday with a Grade 3 left ankle sprain and is set to miss an extended period of time, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.
After being sidelined for the start of the season with a back injury, Jeffries appeared to be close to making his 2020-21 debut before he rolled his ankle in Tuesday's practice. With the MRI revealing that he suffered a Grade 3 sprain -- the most severe type of sprain -- Jeffries' recovery timeline will likely be measured in weeks, if not months.
Jeffries (back) sustained an ankle injury at practice and will undergo an MRI on Wednesday, James Ham of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
The 23-year-old has been sidelined by the back injury for the first week of the season and is now dealing with the ankle injury. It's unclear how long Jeffries is expected to be sidelined, but he won't travel with the team for Thursday and Saturday's games at Houston.
Jeffries (back) has been ruled out for Tuesday's game against the Nuggets.
The 23-year-old was considered questionable for Tuesday's contest but will be sidelined for the fourth straight game to begin the season. Jeffries' next chance to take the court will be Thursday at Houston.
Jeffries (back) is questionable for Tuesday's game against the Nuggets, Jason Anderson of The Sacramento Bee reports.
The 23-year-old has yet to see the court this season due to back soreness, but he could be available for Tuesday's contest. Jeffries is expected to fill a reserve role for Sacramento when healthy.
Jeffries (back) is out Saturday against the Suns.
As expected, back soreness will keep Jeffries sidelined for a second straight game. His next chance to play is Sunday against the Suns.
Jeffries (back) is doubtful for Saturday's game against the Suns.
Jeffries' back injury kept him out of Wednesday's season opener, and he appears to be on track to miss another game to begin the year. His likely absence shouldn't impact the Kings' rotation against Phoenix.
Jeffries (back) won't play in Wednesday's contest against Denver, Jason Anderson of The Sacramento Bee reports.
Jeffries will miss the season opener versus the Nuggets with an ailing back. His absence likely won't affect the rotation whatsoever though. The forward averaged 3.8 points with the Kings last season.
Jeffries (back) didn't participate at Sunday's practice, Sean Cunningham of ABC 10 Sacramento reports.
The 23-year-old played 12 minutes in the preseason opener but has since been sidelined by the back injury. Jeffries may not be available for Tuesday's season opener at Denver.
Jeffries (back) was unable to practice Saturday, Matt George of Locked on Kings reports.
Jeffries was only able to play 12 minutes of preseason action before suffering a back injury, and it's unclear if he'll be healthy in time for the opener.
Jeffries (back) is out Thursday against the Warriors, Jason Jones of The Athletic reports.
Jeffries will miss the Kings' final preseason game with a sore back. He should be considered questionable for the regular-season opener Dec. 23 against the Nuggets.
Jeffries (back) is out Tuesday against the Warriors, Jason Jones of The Athletic reports.
Jeffries, along with Cory Joseph (back), will miss a second straight preseason game.
Jeffries will not play in Sunday's preseason game against Portland due to a sore back, Jason Jones of The Athletic reports.
Jeffries was a non-factor off the bench in Friday's exhibition opener, finishing scoreless on 0-of-5 shooting in 12 minutes.
Jeffries signed a two-year, $3 million contract with the Kings on Thursday, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.
Jeffries was with the Kings on a two-way contract last season, and he'll remain with the team for at least two more seasons after inking a new deal. The 23-year-old appeared in 13 NBA games during the 2019-20 season, averaging 3.8 points and 1.4 rebounds over 10.8 minutes per contest.
Jeffries totaled 12 points (5-6 FG, 2-2 3Pt), two assists and a steal across 19 minutes in Wednesday's 104-98 scrimmage loss to the Heat.
The Tulsa product popped for a few games with the Kings last year but played the majority of the season with the G-League team in Stockton. Although he played a significant role in this scrimmage game, it's unclear how he will fit in after the restart once De'Aaron Fox returns and Bogdan Bogdanovic's minutes reach normal levels.
Jeffries scored 28 points (10-17 FG, 4-8 3Pt, 3-4 FT) and grabbed six rebounds in Wednesday's G League win over Oklahoma City.
Jeffries bounced back from a two-point performance in his previous contest with a big scoring night Wednesday. The undrafted rookie has posted a handful of duds this season but has mostly played well, notching double-digit points in 21 of his 27 games. On the season, Jeffries is averaging 16.6 points and 6.9 rebounds per contest.
Jeffries scored 25 points (7-10 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 5-6 FT) and collected 12 rebounds in Wednesday's win over Agua Caliente.
Jeffries was held out of Stockton's previous game with an undisclosed issue, but he was back in full force Wednesday, placing second on the team in scoring while leading all players with 12 boards. The undrafted rookie has put together a strong season in the G League, averaging 16.7 points, 7.0 rebounds and 2.4 three-pointers per contest.
Jeffries was listed as DNP - injury/illness for Sunday's G League contest against Rio Grande Valley.
There is no word on the nature of Jeffries' issue or how long he'll remain sidelined. The rookie has enjoyed a strong season in the G League, averaging 16.3 points, 6.8 rebounds and 2.4 three-pointers per contest.
Jeffries tallied 33 points (11-14 FG, 7-10 3Pt, 2-2 FT) along with eight rebounds and five assists in a G League win over Salt Lake City on Monday.
Jeffries was on fire from the field in the win, making all four of his two-point attempts while shooting 7-of-10 from beyond the arc. The two-way player is averaging 27.0 points and 8.3 boards over his last three G League games.
Jeffries scored 23 points (8-22 FG, 3-12 3Pt, 2-2 FT) and grabbed 10 rebounds in a win over Santa Cruz on Saturday.
Jeffries was given the green light from the field and hoisted 22 shots in the game, 12 of which were three-pointers. While his accuracy left much to be desired, the undrafted rookie led the squad in scoring and tied for the team lead in boards in the victory.
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