/Nets’ Hollis-Jefferson Is Out Indefinitely With Broken Ankle

Nets’ Hollis-Jefferson Is Out Indefinitely With Broken Ankle

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Rondae Hollis-Jefferson had started 14 of the Nets’ 19 games, averaging 22.1 minutes as a rookie.

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The reeling Nets received another blow on Monday when they learned that Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, their promising rookie small forward, would be out indefinitely with a broken bone in his right ankle.

Hollis-Jefferson, 20, sat out the Nets’ loss to the Golden State Warriors on Sunday with the injury — a nondisplaced fracture of the posterior talus — which the team had initially described as a sprained ankle. Hollis-Jefferson sustained the injury in practice on Saturday afternoon, and the fracture was revealed in a computerized tomography scan on Monday morning.

The Nets, who dropped to 5-15 on Sunday night, said Hollis-Jefferson would have surgery this week to repair the fracture. The team said a timetable for his return would be established upon completion of the procedure. Nets Coach Lionel Hollins said on Monday that Bojan Bogdanovic would take…

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