Markel Brown has been diagnosed with a mild MCL sprain in his right knee, the Brooklyn Nets announced Friday afternoon. Brown was injured on January 2 in his NBA D-League debut and it was initially called a bruised knee, the Nets announced following the game. The team said that Brown will be re-evaulated next week by team doctors.
Nets now say Markel Brown has a knee sprain after saying he suffered a bruised knee last week when he hurt it. Will be reevaluated next week— Tim Bontemps (@TimBontemps) January 9, 2015
The Brown injury looked pretty gruesome initially.
Brown and fellow rookie Cory Jefferson were recalled from Maine by the Nets on Thursday.