The news was mixed for the Kings on Friday. They learned that forward J.J. Hickson did not sustain any fractures of his left hip in Thursday night's game with the Clippers but will miss the next three games with a hip pointer.
Hickson was on crutches after the game but an X-ray and MRI determined that the injury was not serious. He landed hard on his back after going up for a rebound late in the third quarter.
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Hickson was traded from the Cavs to the Kings last season. He's averaging 4.9 points and 5.1 rebounds in 34 games this season.
Kings press release
Sacramento Kings forward J.J. Hickson suffered a hip pointer in last nights game versus the Los Angeles Clippers at Power Balance Pavilion. Tests (X-ray and MRI) taken today revealed that there were no fractures. He will miss the next three games and be re-evaluated when the team returns from their current road trip on Tuesday.