Mike Conley was having his best season as a pro, but the Grizzlies star point guard suffered what is described as a transverse process fracture in the vertebrae and will be out indefinitely.
Sources: Grizzlies guard Mike Conley suffered a transverse process fracture in the vertebrae. He will miss an indefinite period of time.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) November 29, 2016
Conley signed a new five-year, $153 million deal with the Memphis Grizzlies this summer.
Conley was averaging 19.2 points, 3.6 rebounds and 5.7 assists per game for the Grizzlies to begin the 16-17 season with a career high PER of 23.7.
Conley was limited to 56 games last season due to an Achilles injury.