Thornton to miss 1-2 weeks with hematoma in thigh

Thornton to miss 1-2 weeks with hematoma in thigh
January 25, 2012, 8:53 pm
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Kings guard Marcus Thornton is expected to be sidelined 1-2 weeks after a diagnostic ultrasound test revealed a significant hematoma in his left thigh.

On Saturday, Thornton left the Kings' game in Memphis early with what was characterized as a "stiff left thigh."

He did not play in the Kings' 101-89 loss at Portland on Monday night, and also missed three games on Jan. 10, 11, and 13 with what was deemed a left thigh contusion.

Thornton is the Kings' leading scorer at 16.4 points per game.

The team is 1-3 in his absence.

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