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Utah Jazz Rule Out Mike Conley Against Orlando Magic For Hamstring Injury Management

Mike Conley #10 of the Utah Jazz drives past JJ Redick #4 of the New Orleans Pelicans during a game at Vivint Smart Home Arena on January 19, 2021 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Utah Jazz ruled out guard Mike Conley from playing in the team’s upcoming game against the Orlando Magic due to right hamstring injury management.

The Magic are slated to host the Jazz on Saturday, February 27.

After playing against the Miami Heat a day earlier, the Jazz will rest Conley on the second game of a back-to-back.

Conley first suffered right hamstring tightness during Utah’s win over the Charlotte Hornets on February 5.

Mike Conley in 2020-21

Conley has played in 27 of Utah’s 33 games this season.

The guard missed six consecutive games in February after suffering the hamstring injury against Charlotte.

Since those six games, Conley has played in four straight contests.

This season, Conley is averaging 16.2 points, 3.6 rebounds, and 5.7 assists in 29.2 minutes per game.

Mike Conley’s Injury History

This season’s injury was not Conley’s first hamstring issue while a member of the Jazz.

Last season, the guard missed five games with a hamstring injury on his other leg. After returning for one game, Conley missed another 14 contests before returning to the lineup.

Jazz vs. Magic

The Jazz will face the Magic after dropping a game to the Heat on February 26.

It was Utah’s second loss in the month of February.

The Jazz own a record of 26-7 this season.

Utah’s game against Orlando will tip-off on Saturday, February 27 at 6 p.m. (MDT). The game will broadcast on AT&T SportsNet and 97.5 FM.

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