Michael Carter-Willams Out vs. 76ers After Shoulder Injury Diagnosed as Sprain
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Carter-Williams, 26, found himself in and out of preference in Chicago’s backcourt final season, with Jerian Grant, Cameron Payne, Rajon Rondo and Isaiah Canaan all able of personification a point. So it didn’t come as a warn when he left to pointer with a Hornets during a offseason.
His discontinued play, total with a number of injuries, resulted in a former NBA Rookie of a Year anticipating himself possibly in a haven purpose or buried on a bench. After being traded from a Philadelphia 76ers in a 2014-15 season, Carter-Williams mostly unhappy for a Milwaukee Bucks and a Bulls.
During a 2016-17 season, he also had problems staying on a court. Knee and wrist injuries cost him dual months of a season, and a slow hitch of patellar tendinitis kept him singular via a year.
This season, he’s averaging 4.6 points and 2.2 assists in 16.1 minutes per game.
If a latest ailment army him behind to a sideline for a while, Kemba Walker could see an even larger share of a mins during indicate guard. Malik Monk, Julyan Stone and Treveon Graham are among a backcourt haven options who might turn some-more involved, as well.
All told, a Hornets done a reasonable investment in shopping low on MCW, though staying healthy will be essential if he’s going to get behind to a turn he showcased progressing in his career on a unchanging basis.