NBA: Thunder guard Lu Dort enters concussion protocol | Inquirer Sports

NBA: Thunder guard Lu Dort enters concussion protocol

/ 03:01 PM October 04, 2022

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Luguentz Dort #5 and head coach Mark Daigneault of the Oklahoma City Thunder walk back to the bench after Dort and Kevin Love #0 of the Cleveland Cavaliers started a fight during the fourth quarter at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse on January 22, 2022 in Cleveland, Ohio. Dort was later ejected from the game after being charged with a flagrant two foul for the altercation. The Cavaliers defeated the Thunder 94-87. Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Luguentz Dort has entered the NBA’s concussion protocol.

The Thunder said he sustained a concussion during team practice on Sunday.


Under league policy, he now begins the mandated Return to Participation protocol, and no timetable is set for his return.


The Thunder signed Dort as an undrafted free agent before the 2019-20 season. Entering his fourth NBA campaign, he has career averages of 13.3 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists.

Dort, 23, set career highs in games (51), minutes (32.6 average), points (17.2) and rebounds (4.1) to go with 1.7 assists in the 2021-22 season.

The Thunder are scheduled to open the regular season on Oct. 19 at Minnesota.


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