Nets forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson out indefinitely with broken ankle

Hollis-Jefferson sustained the injury during Saturday's practice.
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Brooklyn Nets forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson is out indefinitely with a non-displaced fracture of the posterior talus in his right ankle, the team announced on Monday.

Hollis-Jefferson sustained the injury during Saturday's practice. He is slated to undergo surgery later this week, which will establish a timetable for his return.

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Hollis-Jefferson is averaging 5.2 points, 6.1 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.4 steals in 19 games for his rookie season. He scored a season-high 13 points against the Boston Celtics on Nov. 20.

He was drafted No. 23 in the 2015 NBA draft by the Trailblazers before being traded to the Nets in a four-player deal that sent Mason Plumlee and Pat Connaughton to Portland.

- Christopher Chavez