Oklahoma City Direct star Shai Gilgeous-Alexander will reportedly return to the bench for a left knee concern that he has been going by means of true by means of the last week.
Gilgeous-Alexander is listed as out for the Wednesday game against the Los Angeles Lakers on the hurt chronicle from the NBA, first reported by Rotoworld. He has a left knee sprain that has been nagging him since he tweaked it in the Feb. 1 game against the Houston Rockets.
The third-12 months guard passed over the games on Feb. 3 and Feb. 5 sooner than returning and playing against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Feb. 6 and the Los Angeles Lakers on Feb. 8.
He used to be masterful in these two games, posting 29 and 31 facets, respectively, whereas averaging 8.0 rebounds and 8.5 assists over the 2 contests.
Nonetheless, Gilgeous-Alexander will pass over the game on Wednesday. The Direct will apply the Lakers game with a matchup against the Denver Nuggets on Friday and Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday.
Head coach Effect Daigneault had beforehand mentioned the team is “exercising caution” with Gilgeous-Alexander’s hurt.
Gilgeous-Alexander is averaging 22.6 facets, 6.5 assists and 5.5 rebounds per game this season.
Guard Theo Maledon is additionally on the hurt chronicle attributable to health and safety protocols. Center Mike Muscala stays out with a concussion.
Isaiah Roby, who has passed over the last two games with appropriate foot soreness, would no longer seem on the hurt chronicle, but that is no longer confirmation he’ll play. The Direct will be ready to originate a decision on Wednesday forward of the game.