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Pistons Reggie Jackson not worried about ankle injury

Pistons Reggie Jackson not worried about ankle injury
Published On: Thu, Mar 14
Apr 22, 2016; Auburn Hills, MI, USA; Detroit Pistons guard Reggie Jackson (1) drives to the basket during the second quarter against the Cleveland Cavaliers in game three of the first round of the NBA Playoffs at The Palace of Auburn Hills. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

It was almost dA©jA  vu all over again.


In the fourth quarter ofA the Pistonsa€™ 108-74 loss to the Miami Heat on Wednesday,A Reggie Jackson suffered another ankle injury and was writhing on the court. He tried to get up and get to the bench but crumpled over on the court.

After backing up on defense and stepping on teammate Zaza Pachuliaa€™s foot, it appeared Jackson had sprained his right ankle.

He went to the locker room and was examined by the training staff. He later had the taped right ankle in a bucket of ice but had a positive outlook about the injury this time.

a€œI stepped on Zazaa€™s foot. It just hurt,a€ Jackson said. a€œIa€™ll be good; Ia€™m not worried about it.a€

Jackson missed 37 games last season after a grade-3 sprain to his right ankle and 30 games in 2016-17 because of tendinitis in his left knee. In the midst of the Pistonsa€™ push to the playoffs, another Jackson injury is the last thing they need. A 

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