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NBA: Memphis Grizzlies center Steven Adams ruled out for several weeks with a knee injury

Steven Adams is set for an extended break on the sidelines due to a knee injury.

The Memphis Grizzlies have confirmed that the big Kiwi center will be out of NBA action for between three and five weeks with a PCL sprain in his right knee.

The loss of the defensive and rebounding powerhouse is a huge blow for the Grizzlies who have now lost three straight games, after previously scoring a club record run of 11 consecutive victories.

Steven Adams is facing between three and five weeks out of action with a knee injury.

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Steven Adams is facing between three and five weeks out of action with a knee injury.

Adams has been in dynamic form in the early weeks of 2023, leaving a big hole for Grizzlies coach Taylor Jenkins to fill.

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Adams’ injury occurred during the final play of the 112-110 loss to the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday (NZT).

The Grizzles, who currently sit second on the Western Conference table behind the Denver Nuggets, will attempt to get their season back on track against the Golden State Warriors on Thursday (NZ time).

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