Duke’s Stanley endures leg damage, out inconclusively
DURHAM, N.C. – Duke first year recruit Cassius Stanley is out inconclusively in the wake of enduring what mentor Mike Krzyzewski called strong damage in his left leg during a triumph over Winthrop on Friday night.Krzyzewski said Stanley will experience a MRI on Saturday. He didn’t have a particular timetable for Stanley’s arrival however said he trusts the gatekeeper can be back in late December.”We don’t believe it’s a knee damage, which is extremely, great,” Krzyzewski said. “In spite of the fact that he will be out for some time. He won’t have the option to play [until], ideally, after Christmas. That is my hope.”Stanley was harmed somewhat more than a moment into the second half subsequent to going up for an open layup experiencing significant change, folding to the floor as the ball went off the rim.He stayed down for a minute before endeavoring to play through the damage, just to pull up close midcourt while grasping his leg. He was offed the court and into the storage room.Stanley, whose normal of 14.1 focuses per game positions third in the group, had four and three helps Friday night. He had arrived at twofold figures in six of his seven past games for the top-positioned Blue Devils, who ricocheted again from Tuesday’s shocking misfortune to Stephen F. Austin with a 83- 70 win.The Associated Press added to this report.