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Kings C Holmes out with shoulder injury

Field Level Media
14 Jan 2020, 06:40 GMT+10

Sacramento Kings center Richaun Holmes has an injured right shoulder joint and will be re-evaluated in two to three weeks.

He sustained the injury during a Jan. 6 win against the Golden State Warriors.

Signed in the offseason as their backup center, Holmes has emerged as a starter for the Kings and has been a key contributor. In 37 games (33 starts), he is averaging a career-high 13.1 points and a team-high 8.5 rebounds per game.

Holmes, 26, is in his fifth NBA season. He played the first three in Philadelphia, followed by a season with the Phoenix Suns.

The Kings (15-24), in fourth place in the Pacific Division, host the Orlando Magic on Monday night.

--Field Level Media

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