Warriors' Watson sidelined

Updated: September 30, 2009, 10:01 PM ET
Associated Press

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Golden State Warriors guard C.J. Watson will miss one to three weeks because of a sprained ligament in his right knee.

Watson was injured Tuesday in the first practice of the season. He underwent an MRI on Wednesday and was diagnosed with a sprained medial collateral ligament.

The second-year player averaged 9.5 points, 2.5 rebounds and 2.7 assists last season.

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