Jeff Teague says that he played with a torn patella all year
The seven-year guard averaged 15.7 point, 5.9 assists, and 1.2 steals this season in 79 games. He also found himself in a different part of the team’s rotation, backing up Dennis Shroder from the bench who started in his place often.
What Teague revealed about his health on his Instagram account Thursday was surprising.
They wont tell y’all but I played with a tear in my patella the whole year and could barely jump or stop but it’s coo got that taken care #illbebackdunking #they wontsaythatpart
Teague has since deleted the post, but not before it was captured by the internet. It appears that he’s hinting that he had surgery to repair the tear in his patella
It’s not clear if he has come to grips with losing his starting spot, because he recently sent out a tweet about not being able to play, even weeks and weeks after their season ended.
First time in life I've never been able to hoop this long I'm getting frustrated
— Jeff Teague (@Teague0) June 9, 2016
Next season may very will find Teague donning a new uniform.
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