Pacers guard Jeremy Lamb will be out for the remainder of the season due to injuries in his left knee. The Indiana Pacers released an update on Lamb’s status which revealed he suffered a torn ACL, a torn lateral meniscus and a lateral femoral fracture.
Injury update on Jeremy Lamb.
— Indiana Pacers (@Pacers) February 24, 2020
Lamb got injured during the second quarter of the Pacers’ loss 81-127 against the Toronto Raptors while going for a contested dunk against Terence Davis in a fastbreak. Lamb got the foul call and knock down both free throws before going to the locker room.
— Rob Perez (@WorldWideWob) February 24, 2020
On Monday during shootaround Pacers’ head coach Nate McMillan was asked about Lamb’s season-ending injury to which he answered about the emotional impact it can have.
Nate McMillan discusses the season-ending injury Jeremy Lamb suffered in Toronto Sunday. pic.twitter.com/WRyyrLesGA
— Jeremiah Johnson (@JJFSINDIANA) February 24, 2020
Lamb signed a three-year deal during the summer with the Pacers to strengthen the guard position along with Malcolm Brogdon. This season, he has played 46 games with the Pacers, starting in 42 of them, and averaged 12.5 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.1 assists, and 1.2 steals in 28.1 minutes per game.