PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia 76ers ahead Jonah Bolden suffered a small cortical crack in the proximal fibula of his proper leg throughout a game with the Delaware Blue Coats of the NBA’s G League on Saturday evening, the group introduced.
In a press release disclosing the harm, Dr. Daniel Medina, Philadelphia’s vice chairman of athlete care, stated that Bolden could be re-evaluated in 10 days.
Talking earlier than Monday evening’s game in opposition to the Phoenix Suns, Sixers coach Brett Brown stated he wasn’t conscious of something about Bolden’s standing past what the discharge stated, which got here out solely minutes earlier than he met with the media.
“I actually do not know,” Brown stated. “I actually do not know. It’s what it says. He might be re-evaluated in 10 days, and I simply discovered about this 15 minutes in the past.”
That is the second straight yr the Sixers have had a participant endure a leg harm in a G League game. Guard Furkan Korkmaz did final yr.
Brown, although, stated he does not have any qualms with having gamers go play for Delaware, and that he won’t hesitate to proceed having younger gamers work in the G League to develop and get higher.
“I feel it might be a mistake to join conspiracy idea dots,” he stated. “It may be coincidental. Does it give us chilly toes [about sending guys there]? No. An aggressive no.
“They’ve to be down there to allow them to play.”
Bolden, 22, is in his first yr with the Sixers after spending the previous two seasons enjoying in Serbia and Israel. The Sixers took Bolden with the 36th decide in the 2017 NBA draft.