The sprained wrist that has kept Jimmy Butler from enjoying in the Philadelphia 76ers’ earlier two game titles was examined by a professional in Los Angeles on Friday, the staff declared.
Butler, who has averaged 19. points in 28 game titles because Philadelphia obtained him in a trade with the Minnesota Timberwolves, previous performed Saturday at household in opposition to the Oklahoma Town Thunder.
He did not suit up in victories in opposition to the Houston Rockets and San Antonio Spurs this week and would look not likely to return for the 76ers game at Denver on Saturday.
Butler, who experienced medical procedures on his suitable hand this earlier offseason, is expected to rejoin the staff in Denver, but his enjoying status stays unidentified.
“It can be a affirmation that points are Okay,” 76ers head coach Brett Brown said of the check out to the professional.
“It can be far a lot more precautionary than things that men and women are, sort of, extremely nervous about.”
Winners of five of their earlier 6 game titles, the 76ers entered will go to Denver with a 32-17 file and in fourth spot in the Jap Conference.
Philadelphia hold a 23-11 earn-reduction file because Butler joined the staff on November 14. He has been inactive for 6 game titles in that span, with the 76ers heading 4-2 in individuals game titles.
Heart Joel Embiid also is expected to be absent for Saturday’s game at Denver with a prepared day of rest.
The game in opposition to the Nuggets, at the moment 2nd in the Western Conference at 31-15, is the commencing of a 4-game western swing for the 76ers that includes meetings with the Los Angeles Lakers, Golden Condition Warriors and Sacramento Kings.