Rudy Fernandez Injury: Guard Out For Second Half With Achilles Injury

The Denver Nuggets are tied with the Utah Jazz at halftime on Sunday night, and if they're going to prevail, they're going to have to do so without guard Rudy Fernandez, who suffered an Achilles strain in the second quarter that will prevent him from playing in the second half.

Fernandez, who'd been held scoreless in a little over nine minutes of playing time prior to the injury, had been bothered by the Achilles prior to the start of Sunday's game.


Related: Jazz vs. Nuggets: One more for the road...

Fernandez is averaging 9.2 points and 3.7 assists per game this season.

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