Portland Trail Blazers power forward Cliff Alexander suffered a bone bruise in his left knee, according to Casey Holdahl. Coach Terry Stotts indicated that he would miss "a couple weeks". Stotts did say that Alexander could still make the team despite the injury.
Cliff Alexander will be out a "couple of weeks" with a bone bruise, confirmed by an MRI according to Stotts.— Erik Gundersen (@blazerbanter) October 3, 2015
The bone bruise for Alexander is on his left knee. Stotts said he had been playing well. But he will be shut down for a few weeks.— Erik Gundersen (@blazerbanter) October 3, 2015
Stotts said it's unclear when and how Alexander injured his knee, but a Friday MRI revealed that the ailment is a bone bruise.— Joe Freeman (@BlazerFreeman) October 3, 2015
When asked if a guy like Cliff Alexander can make the team despite missing 2 weeks of training camp, #Blazers coach Terry Stotts said yes.— Joe Freeman (@BlazerFreeman) October 3, 2015
Alexander was one of the top freshman recruits in the country, playing at the University of Kansas. Despite that, he went undrafted and signed with Portland in July.
[Hat tip to pklym, who posted this first in Fanshots]