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Luke Kennard to miss 2-4 weeks with a shoulder injury

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It’s an AC joint sprain to his right (non-shooting) shoulder.

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Luke Kennard left last night’s game late in the second quarter after a hard screen, and it immediately looked not great.

After the collision, Kennard was in clear pain in the following possession for the Pistons and on the sidelines.

The team announced that it’s a sprain to the AC joint of his right shoulder.

The “re-evaluated again in two weeks” part is a bit concerning. Adrian Wojnarowski updated that the team is expecting it to be closer to a month.

Fortunately since Kennard is a lefty, the injury is not to his shooting shoulder - though he is rather ambidextrous and one of his virtues is his ability to use his off hand.

Shooting guard is the Pistons’ deepest position, and it was Langston Galloway and Glenn Robinson III who absorbed the backup minutes on the wing in the second half with Kennard out. Bruce Brown Jr. also made an appearance in first half, filling the two minutes after Kennard departed.

Get well soon, Luke.