Warriors’ James Wiseman to overlook full practices at coaching camp

The Warriors on Monday introduced a nugget of stories that hurts: James Wiseman must wait not less than yet another 12 months to expertise a full NBA coaching camp.

In an replace concerning Wiseman, who on April 15 underwent surgical procedure to restore a torn proper meniscus, the Warriors made clear that the 21-year-old middle is not going to be a full participant in observe till someday after Oct. 15.

Camp opens subsequent week, with the drills starting Sept. 28.

The Warriors additionally up to date the standing of Klay Thompson, who’s lower than 10 months faraway from surgical procedure to restore a ruptured proper Achilles’ tendon. It was already presumed he would miss not less than the primary two months of the common season, and that has not modified.

Although the Wiseman replace isn’t surprising, it’s a gentle shock. The 7-footer advised me in July, on the California Basic in Sacramento, that he thought he may very well be prepared for camp. In the meantime, staff sources had been happy together with his progress and expressed optimism that there was an opportunity he may have the ability to take part in his first full camp.

As a substitute, Wiseman gained’t be allowed to do any leaping earlier than Oct. 15.

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So, the run-up to his second season can be, like his rookie season, with out the good thing about Summer season League or an precise coaching camp.

The Warriors are open to including one other huge man to the roster. It’s wanted, as they may open camp with transformed energy ahead Kevon Looney, who’s at his greatest enjoying 15 to 22 minutes per recreation, as the one middle accessible for exercises.


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