Derrick Jones Jr. suffers neck strain; questionable for the start of the playoffs

Derrick Jones Jr. Heat
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Derrick Jones Jr. was diagnosed with a neck strain and his condition will be re-evaluated over the weekend.

The forward of the Miami Heat suffered the injury late in the third quarter of the game against the Indiana Pacers and was forced to exit the game on a stretcher.

Jones Jr. is questionable for the start of the playoffs on Monday (17/08).

The Heat will face the Pacers on the first round of the playoffs.

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