Mavericks Rookie Could Be Done For Season

Dallas Mavericks rookie Eugene Omoruyi is likely done for the season, as he had surgery on his right big toe and won't be able to resume playing for the next four-to-six months.

Omoruyi has been a handy two-way player option for the Mavericks this season. He played in four games with the NBA club this season, where he averaged 1.8 points, 1.8 rebounds and 0.5 assists per game. With the Texas Legends of the G-League, he played quite well, as he averaged 15.8 PPG, 6.8 rebounds and 2.9 assists in eight games.

This isn't ideal news for the Mavericks, especially when remembering the rise of COVID-19 cases from the new variant. It's also very hard not to feel bad for the rookie, as he was aiming to impress enough to land himself a full-on NBA contract.

This injury is a big step back for the 24-year-old, but definitely not the end of all hope. If he continues to play this well once he recovers, he could find himself in the NBA permanently.

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