The Brooklyn Nets announced that Rondae Hollis-Jefferson would begin rehabilitation immediately following a left adductor strain.
Brooklyn Nets forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson sustained an injury during Jeremy Lin’s “Hoop for Hope” charity game in Shenzhen, China, this weekend. On Wednesday, the team provided an update on his status via their Twitter account.
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson has been diagnosed with a left adductor strain after sustaining the injury while playing in an exhibition game in China. Hollis-Jefferson will begin rehabilitation immediately.
— Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets) August 9, 2018
According to NetsDaily, rehab on an abductor strain “can take can take from a few weeks to six weeks.” Hollis-Jefferson and Lin were joined in the charity game by point guard Spencer Dinwiddie and new Nets minority owner Joe Tsai.
Here’s the video of how Hollis-Jefferson suffered the injury:
@IAmCHAP24 unfinished dunk show…
He stopped and walked to @JLin7, talked briefly, then went to the locker room. #Nets pic.twitter.com/L0e0hjotDl
— Popo Chung (@PopoChung7) August 7, 2018
Hollis-Jefferson is coming off a breakout season in which he led the team in rebounding as a 6-foot-7 small forward. An injury like this, where he’d be likely back in time for the start of training camp is ideal.