The Pelicans said Redick will remain away from the team and continue to adhere to the NBA’s health and safety protocols while receiving follow-up treatment. An update to his status is expected in a week.
Redick, 36, has played a reserve role for the Pelicans this season, averaging 8.7 points in 18.6 minutes. While he has been a highly regarded 3-point shooter since entering the NBA, hitting 41.5% from deep throughout his 15-year career, his accuracy has dipped to 36.4% (51 of 140) this season.
“We want to see them do a good job defensively. They need to bring us a lot of energy,” Pelicans coach Stan Van Gundy said Thursday evening, before the Pelicans hosted Minnesota. “Hopefully, they make good, smart plays, take good shots — not any added pressure on them. They’re just going to get opportunities.”