by Matt George – Sports 1140 KHTK Reporter
Sacramento Kings rookie big man Marvin Bagley has missed the last two games against the Indiana Pacers and Phoenix Suns with a back injury that he suffered late in last Thursday’s loss to the Los Angeles Clippers.
According to the Kings, Bagley underwent a precautionary MRI on Monday, which revealed nothing of concern.
Kings rookie forward Marvin Bagley III (back spasms) is out tonight in his hometown of Phoenix. A precautionary MRI yesterday revealed nothing of concern and Bagley is listed as day to day moving forward.
— Marc J. Spears (@MarcJSpearsESPN) December 4, 2018
Before Bagley’s injury against the Clippers, he was having a great game off of the bench, scoring 18 points and collecting 10 rebounds in 27 minutes. In his rookie season, the 19-year-old out of Duke is averaging 13 points, 6.8 rebounds, and 1.2 blocks a game.
The Kings next game is this Friday in Cleveland against the Cavaliers. Bagley is officially listed as day-to-day.