INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Domantas Sabonis has been a critical player for the Pacers for the last several years and has made the All-Star game in back-to-back seasons. His presence on the court is vital for the team's success.
Unfortunately, the big man continues to miss games with a back injury, and he will not play against the Nets on Thursday.
FantasyLabs NBA relayed the injury report, and their Tweet can be seen below.
Sabonis has played in 53 of the Pacers' 61 games so far this season, averaging 19.9 points and 11.6 rebounds per game.
Related NBA stories
- SLICK LEONARD DIES: Bobby "Slick" Leonard was the Indiana Pacers and his attachment to the franchise as a coach and broadcaster last nearly five decades. CLICK HERE
- MYLES TURNER OUT: Myles Turner, the Pacers' leader in blocks who had missed six consecutive games before returning on Sunday against the Hawks playing 34 minutes, will once again be out. The team announced an injury to his toe that has him out for an indefinite period. CLICK HERE
- LAKERS A MESS: The Los Angeles Lakers have been struggling without LeBron James, and, in fact, they've been downright lousy in those 20 games this season. If they want to get a good seed for the playoffs, they will need James to return healthy soon. In the games without James, the Lakers have gone 8-12 this season. CLICK HERE
- PACERS FALL TO BLAZERS: The Indiana Pacers' loss to Portland on Tuesday night was a lot more than just a run-of-the-mill blowout loss. The Pacers also lost out on their historic streak. CLICK HERE