PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia 76ers are unsure if Markelle Fultz wants to play again this season.
The 20-year-old Fultz was diagnosed this month with physical therapy in Los Angeles. General manager Elton Brand said he was not timetable for Fultz's return to basketball activities.
If Fultz wants to play again this season.
"I can ' t say right now, "Brand said.
The GM expects to update Fultz's situation in" a few weeks. "
Fultz was the no. 1 overall pick in the 2017 draft, but his young career has been sidetracked by injuries and ineffectiveness. He averaged Jimmy Butler arrived via trade from Minnesota and Fultz lost his spot in the starting lineup.
Fultz's shooting form, especially from the free throw line, has been scrutinized , The 76ers said earlier this month that they had a compression or irritation in the area between his lower neck and upper chest. Physical therapy was recommended for Fultz before returning to play.
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