Doug McDermott is out with right knee inflammation against the Phoenix Suns tonight, per Spurs PR.— Noah Magaro-George (@N_Magaro) November 22, 2021
McDermott missed a three-game stretch from October 28 to November 3 because of right knee inflammation, and this will be the fourth game the veteran sharpshooter has sat out this season.
The 30-year-old long-range specialist is one of seven Spurs who average double-digit points per game (10.4), and he leads the team in three-point attempts (4.8) and three-point percentage (43.9%).
The Silver and Black are in the middle of their second four-game skid this season, and losing McDermott hinders an already pedestrian three-point attack that ranks last in the NBA in the buckets from beyond the arc.
Phoenix enters this matchup on a 12-game winning streak but will also be a little shorthanded as forwards Abdel Nader, Frank Kaminsky, and Dario Saric will sit out with various knee ailments.