Christian Petersen/Getty Images(AUBURN HILLS, Mich.) -- Detroit Pistons guard Jodie Meeks will be out eight weeks due to a stress fraction in his lower back, the team announced on Tuesday.
The injury was discovered following a CAT scan conducted on Monday by team medical personnel, the Pistons said.
Detroit gave Meeks a three-year deal worth $19.5 million this offseason and he will be re-evaluated on a regular basis as the season progresses.
Meeks has a career averages of 9.7 points, 2.2 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 24.3 minutes in 355 games with 194 starts.
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Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- The Los Angeles Lakers busy offseason continued Monday.
The Lakers signed guard Jodie Meeks to a two-year contract that is worth $1.4 million the first year and could be worth as much as $2 million the...