Cory Jefferson, who had spent the better part of two Orlando Summer League games trying to dunk on somebody’s head, has been dealing with ankle problems and may decide to shut himself down. Shams Charania of RealGM reports that Jefferson will end his Summer League play, but Tim Bontemps of the New York Post says that Jefferson will play today.
Nets' Cory Jefferson has struggled with ankle injury in summer league, deciding to shut down. July 15 partial guarantee is widely expected.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 7, 2015
Told Jefferson's ankle has been bothering him, but is still playing for the Nets.
— Tim Bontemps (@TimBontemps) July 7, 2015
Jefferson played 36 minutes in two summer league games, and it appears he’ll play again today. But if he keeps having issues, the Nets may decide to keep him off the floor with his long-term health in mind. The Nets continue their Orlando Summer League schedule at 3:00 P.M. today.