The Bobcats announced Thursday that the 6-foot-3 backup point guard will miss 2-4 weeks with a sprained knee suffered in a game against Brooklyn Nets Wednesday night in Charlotte, N.C. The Bobcats also said that no surgery will be required on the knee.
Sessions, who will turn 27-years-old on April 11, played 20 minutes against the Nets and scored nine points with three rebounds, two assists and a steal.
Sessions was having one of his best NBA seasons since joining the league with the Milwaukee Bucks in 2007-08 as a second round draft pick. Sessions was averaging 14.4 points a game his highest scoring output of his career.
His 3.8 assists a game are his lowest since 2009-10 with the Minnesota Timberwolves but the Bobcats have asked him to be more of a scorer this year. Sessions has scored 20 or more points in a game 13 times this year with a high of 27 against the Atlanta Hawks n Jan. 23.
On Monday night Sessions scored 18 points and had three assists in a 122-105 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers. Former Wolf Pack forward Luke Babbitt did not come off the bench for Portland in the game.