Rondae Hollis-Jefferson has been a bright spot during these extremely lean years for the Brooklyn Nets. Unfortunately, he suffered an injury during an overseas event today, per reports.
The former Arizona star is coming off the best year of his NBA career. He set highs in scoring (13.9 points per game), rebounds (6.8), assists (2.5), field goal percentage (.472), and free throw percentage (.788).
RHJ is a versatile defender who can guard multiple positions. Last year, the Nets were much worse when he was injured and out of the lineup.
Today, while in China for a charity game with former teammate Jeremy Lin, Hollis-Jefferson reportedly suffered an injury going up for a dunk.
SB Nation's Nets Daily has more:
Details on the Rondae Hollis-Jefferson injury are scarce.
The event, hosted by Lin who was recently traded from Brooklyn to the Atlanta Hawks, was very Nets heavy.
Hollis-Jefferson and Spencer Dinwiddie both took part, as did new Nets minority owner Joe Tsai, according to the New York Post.
Hopefully this won't have a negative impact on Hollis-Jefferson's 2018-19 season. Entering his fourth year, he could hit restricted free agency at the end of the year.
We'll have more once there is an update. The Nets are yet to make a statement, but according to Nets Daily, they are aware of the reported injury.