Houston Rockets guard Sterling Brown is expected to make a full recovery from what the team is calling an “assault” that left him with facial lacerations.
The Rockets’ Sterling Brown is recovering from what the team has termed “an assault” that left him with facial lacerations.
— Marc Stein (@TheSteinLine) April 19, 2021
The Rockets say the incident took place Sunday night in Miami.
“Last night, Sterling Brown was the victim of an assault. He had no prior knowledge of or interaction with the assailants. He suffered facial lacerations but will make a full recovery. Sterling is not playing tonight because of his prior knee injury,” read a statement from the team.
The Rockets are scheduled to take on the Heat Monday evening.
Brown has played in 51 games with the Rockets so far this season, averaging 8.2 points. He spent the first three seasons of his career with the Milwaukee Bucks.