Hornets F Smith out with shoulder sprain

Hornets F Smith out with shoulder sprain
December 14, 2012, 8:01 pm
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) The Hornets have ruled out 7-footer Jason Smith for Friday night's game against Minnesota and say he could miss up to two weeks with a right shoulder sprain.

Smith, a reserve forward and center, was hurt Wednesday night in a 92-88 loss at Oklahoma City.

Smith has been averaging 8 points, 3.7 rebounds and one blocked shot in about 18 minutes per game this season.