Jrue Holiday did not practice Thursday and is a game-time decision for Friday night’s contest against the Pacers in Indianapolis. A sprained left foot kept him out of practice today and appears to be the reason for Jrue’s sluggish 4th Q in Wednesday night’s debacle vs. CHI.
Holiday had both an X-ray and a MRI today, which again according to numerous sources indicated that the foot is simply sprained.
According to sixers.com Holiday will wear a walking boot and as the team travels to Indianapolis Thursday afternoon in advance of their Friday night meeting with the Pacers. He is a game-time decision (but arent’s we all).
Royal will not make the trip to Indy because of strep throat which means Evan Turner will likely start at the point guard position, with guard Nick Young taking Turner’s place on the wing. I have to imagine that Maalik Wayns will also see major minutes at the point vs. Indy.
If Jrue is out for any extended period of time, it would spell disaster for the 7-6. I know he’s currently in heated talks with the Lakers, but does anyone have Delonte West’s digits? I’m not kidding.
But let’s not push the panic button yet.
We’re not sure who had the news first, but here’s csnphilly.com’s full version of the story.