Sport Report: No. 1 pick bust Anthony Bennett's NBA comeback derailed by faulty knee

05:40  03 october  2019
05:40  03 october  2019 Source:   sports.yahoo.com

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Can former No . 1 overall pick Anthony Bennett make it back to the NBA ? Bennett dealt with a couple of knee injuries in the G League, and his health has been an issue throughout his career. Bennett ’ s been described as relatively undersized at 6-8, but he fits the mold of the new-age NBA big

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Anthony Bennett’s attempt to return to the NBA will be sidelined by a sore left knee that requires arthroscopic surgery, The Houston Chronicle reports.

Anthony Bennett in a baseball uniform throwing a ball: A knee injury will reportedly cost Anthony Bennett a shot at making the Rockets roster. (Getty)© Provided by Oath Inc. A knee injury will reportedly cost Anthony Bennett a shot at making the Rockets roster. (Getty)

Bennett, the No. 1 pick in the 2013 draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers, is on the Houston Rockets’ training camp roster. The Chronicle reports that the setback with his knee is expected to cost him a chance at making the roster.

Bennett initially thought that he was day-to-day, according to the report, but he will now require a procedure.

Bennett’s disappointing NBA road

Bennett hasn’t played in the NBA since 2017. Many scoffed at the Cavaliers choosing the UNLV forward with the top pick in 2013, and he proved their critics right. Bennett averaged 4.4. points and 3.1 rebounds over four seasons in the league with four different teams, and is arguably the worst No. 1 pick in NBA history.

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Anthony Bennett has gone from No . 1 overall pick to out of the NBA in four years. A closer look back at Bennett ' s brief career shows why he fell so 9, the Nets released struggling 23-year-old power forward Anthony Bennett after he sputtered along to five points per game on 41 percent shooting

NEW YORK (AP) — Former No . 1 overall pick Anthony Bennett is getting another chance in the NBA . The Brooklyn Nets signed Bennett on Thursday. Bennett averaged 1.5 points and 1.2 rebounds in 19 games last season for Toronto, his third team since Cleveland surprisingly took him with the top

He has spent the last two seasons playing in the G League, averaging 12.2 points and 4.5 rebounds per game with Agua Caliente. The Chronicle reports that he hoped an improved 3-point shot would help me make the Houston roster.

The knee injury marks a big blow to Bennett’s NBA hopes. But at 26 years old, he may see more chances in the future.

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