Conley expected to miss up to six weeks.
Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley suffered a transverse process fracture in his vertebrae during last night's game against the Hornets and will be out indefinitely, according to Adrian Wojnarowski.
Conley left the game in the third quarter last night after getting run over while taking a charge. He will be re-evaluated in a month but is expected to miss up to six weeks.
Conley, who signed a max contract worth $153 million this off-season, is averaging a career best 19.2 points per game to go along with 5.7 assists for Memphis so far this season.
Sources: Grizzlies guard Mike Conley suffered a transverse process fracture in the vertebrae. He will miss an indefinite period of time.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) November 29, 2016
Mike Conley went to locker room after going down on this play. pic.twitter.com/WXO84Nci3a— Jessica Benson (@Local24Jessica) November 29, 2016