After trying a variety of different treatment options on an injured heel, Mike Conley and the Memphis Grizzlies agreed that the best course of action would be season-ending surgery.
Conley has been limited to just 12 games this season, last playing on Nov. 13. Despite making progress earlier this month in the form of 3-on-3 scrimmages, the pain and soreness persisted.
Mike Conley was as hopeful as anyone that he'd return at some point this season. But he also cautioned that progress was slow: "Time is the only thing that can kind of heal this kind of thing," Conley said earlier this month. "And it seems like it’s taking forever."— Michael Wallace (@MyMikeCheck) January 27, 2018
Conley had told me that he initially felt discomfort in the heel the second game of the season against Golden State, then spent nearly a month trying to treat and manage the soreness until "it I knew I wasn't helping the team."— Michael Wallace (@MyMikeCheck) January 27, 2018
Conley is expected to make a full recovery before 2018-19 training camp.
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