Bamba (foot) is expected to play during Friday's contest against the Nets, Josh Robbins of The Athletic reports. Bamba, who has missed the last four games due to a sore left foot, reportedly practiced fully during morning shootaround Friday and is expected to return to action during the matchup against the Nets. The rookie will still likely backup teammate Nikola Vucevic at the center position moving forward.
Bamba (foot) will be a game-time decision for Friday's game against Brooklyn. Bamba has now missed four straight contests due to left foot soreness, but he'll have a shot to get back onto the court Friday. His availability will likely be determined closer to tipoff, however.
Bamba (foot) has been ruled out of Wednesday's game against Detroit, John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com reports. Coach Steve Clifford indicated that Bamba is making progress, but the Magic are taking things slowly with the rookie, who will sit out for a fourth straight game. Bamba went through shootaround in the morning and is expected to take contact at practice Thursday, so a return Friday against Brooklyn seems rather likely.
Bamba (foot) is listed as questionable for Wednesday's game against Detroit. Coach Steve Clifford remarked earlier in the week that he doesn't expect Bamba to play, but the questionable tag implies the rookie will have a chance. Look for a more detailed update closer to game-time.
Head coach Steve Clifford said Tuesday that Bamba (foot) is unlikely to play in Wednesday's game against the Pistons, but he is expected back for Friday's matchup with the Nets, John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com reports. After a full practice put Bamba on track to return Wednesday after a three-game absence, the Magic are now looking to exercise caution with the rookie big man and hold him out for one more game. With Bamba now expected to remain sidelined until Friday, Khem Birch will backup starting center Nikola Vucevic one last time in Detroit.
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