Sixers’ Pierre Jackson sufferers apparently severe Achilles injury at Summer League

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That does not look good. At all.

Pierre Jackson, a second round pick in the 2013 draft who split time between Europe and the D-League last season (the Pelicans had his rights and chose not to call him up despite some good numbers), came to Orlando as part of the Sixers’ Summer League team. He was there fighting for his NBA dreams.

Then this happened.

A non-contact injury, just a cut and then clearly a lot of pain in his Achilles.

The Sixers will only say that Jackson has an injured Achilles. However, Joshua Robins of the Orlando Sentinel reports that it was a ruptured Achilles, which would end Jackson’s season.

That’s a rough way to start off Summer League.

On the bright side for Sixers fans, Nerlens Noel looked good — he moved well and ran fast up and down the court, finishing with 19 points.