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Brogdon to be sidelined for 6-to-8 weeks after injury during Thursday night's game

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – Milwaukee Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon is expected to be sidelined for 6-to-8 weeks after suffering a partially torn left quadricep tendon. 

The injury happened during the second quarter of Thursday night’s game at Minnesota. After undergoing an MRI and subsequent examination by team physician Dr. William Raasch at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, the exam revealed a partially torn left quadricep tendon that is expected to sideline Brogdon for 6-to-8 weeks.

This season, Brogdon, 25, has played in 46 games (20 starts) and averaged 13.3 points, 3.3 rebounds and 3.2 assists in 30.5 minutes. The reigning NBA Rookie of the Year, Brogdon joined Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1969-70) as the only players in team history to win the award.

He is the first player not drafted in the first round to win Rookie of the Year since 1966.

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