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Grizzlies forward Justise Winslow out for season with hip injury

Memphis Grizzlies forward Justise Winslow has been ruled out of the remainder of the season after suffering a hip injury, according to the team.

Winslow suffered a fall during an intra-squad scrimmage and was sidelined for the remainder of practice. A medical evaluation revealed the hip injury, which will effectively push him out of the restart.

The Grizzlies had just started to get their cogs back in action, as they got a healthy Jaren Jackson Jr. and Brandon Clarke into Training Camp 2.0. Losing Winslow puts them out of another potential creator, as the forward has logged a lot more minutes at point guard this season.

Winslow was acquired in a trade with the Miami Heat, where he had started to develop as a primary playmaker. The experiment continued in Memphis, where he showed signs of brilliance as a secondary option to starting point guard Ja Morant.

Winslow is expected to make a full recovery by the start of next season, which is still up in the air with a potential Dec. 1 start date.

The fifth-year wing has been riddled with injuries this season and has made only five starts through 11 appearances.

Winslow is averaging 11.3 points, a career-best 6.6 rebounds, and 4.0 assists per game this season.