Avdija (ankle) has resumed some light running and jumpshooting, freelance NBA reporter Quinton Mayo reports. Avdija suffered a right fibular hairline fracture in April, cutting short his rookie year. However, he's made tangible progress since then. Avdija appeared in 54 games, averaging averaged 6.3 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.2 assists. It seems like he'll be ready for training camp, and he could see an increased role in 2021-22.
Avdija (ankle) provided an update on his injury recovery in a recent episode of the "Off The Bench" podcast, saying that he has shed his walking boot as he continues rehab. It's been nearly eight weeks since Avdija suffered a hairline fracture in his right ankle, and it was previously reported that he would make a full recovery in 12 weeks. It sounds like the 20-year-old is making good progress in his recovery, and he said in the podcast appearance that he plans to start running soon as he works to get back in shape. The rookie missed on the playoffs due to the injury after averaging 6.3 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game in the regular season.
Avdija (ankle) is expected to make a full recovery in 12 weeks after he suffered a right fibular hairline fracture, Fred Katz of The Athletic reports. Avdija will be able to return to basketball activities around mid-July, the team expects, after he suffered the injury during Wednesday's game against Golden State. It was confirmed that he won't need surgery, but the rookie is still done for the season.
Avdija was diagnosed with a hairline fracture in his right ankle after leaving Wednesday's game against the Warriors and is expected to miss the rest of the season, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports. The 20-year-old will undergo an MRI on Thursday but isn't expected to require surgery. Avdija is likely out for the season with less than a month left before the start of the playoffs, though the team should officially update his status within the coming days. He'll wrap up his rookie campaign with averages of 6.3 points, 4.9 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 1.0 three-pointers in 23.3 minutes per game over 54 appearances. Avdija shot 41.7 percent from the floor, 64.4 percent from the free-throw line and 31.5 percent from distance.
Avdija was helped off the court in a wheelchair after suffering a right ankle injury Wednesday against Golden State, Ava Wallace of The Washington Post reports. The 20-year-old had an awkward landing during the first half Wednesday, and he appeared to be in significant pain after his ankle got twisted underneath his body. The specifics of the injury remain unclear, but Avdija won't return Wednesday and seems likely to miss some time.
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