Blazers C Meyers Leonard (Ankle) To Miss "Weeks" More

USA TODAY Sports Images

Portland Trail Blazers center Meyers Leonard says he will be sidelined "weeks" more with his sprained right ankle.

Portland Trail Blazers center Meyers Leonard told reporters at shootaround on Monday that he expects to miss "weeks" more with his sprained right ankle, suffered during a Dec. 29 win over the Philadelphia 76ers. Leonard did not travel on Portland's recent four-game road trip.

Jay Allen of 750 AM The Game reports on Twitter...

Meyers Leonard says his ankle is improving but he could be out for a couple more weeks. No official timetable for his return.

Mike Tokito of The Oregonian reports on Twitter...

Leonard said he was on crutches for 2 days, in a boot for 5. He doesn't have timetable for return. Definitely won't play tonight.

Chris Haynes of CSNNW.com reports on Twitter...

Blazers C Meyers Leonard (ankle) says he'll probably be out for a couple of weeks.

Meyers Leonard says his ankle has gotten much better. Says he's never experienced any pain like that before.

Leonard, 20, is averaging 4.7 points and 3.5 rebounds per game this season.

-- Ben Golliver | benjamin.golliver@gmail.com | Twitter

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Blazer's Edge

You must be a member of Blazer's Edge to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Blazer's Edge. You should read them.

Join Blazer's Edge

You must be a member of Blazer's Edge to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Blazer's Edge. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9347_tracker