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Sunday, November 27, 2011
Rudy Fernandez injures knee overseas
By Jeff Caplan
The overseas injury bug has hit
, who has been playing for Real Madrid.
Fernandez twisted his left knee during a game Thursday night and it was initially feared he could be out for up to a month. Results of a MRI exam revealed he has a
distension on the left popliteus muscle, according to a report on team's website
, and is expected to miss a week.
Fernandez has an out in his contract and he will join the Mavs when the lockout is lifted. With a tentative labor agreement in place, NBA training camps are expected to open on Dec. 9.
The Mavs acquired Fernandez in a trade on draft night from the
Portland Trail Blazers