On paper, the Golden State Warriors medical team will have to reassess Draymond Green next week to see how his recovery progresses. However, a week ago the franchise stopped talking about a muscle injury for hislocate the problem in the lower back of the player. Specifically, Green suffers an injury to one of the lower discs in his back. which, according to ensures specialist Jeff Sttots, could also have caused his muscle pain in his leg.
Draymond Green has already missed two weeks of competition in which the Warriors are 4-4. Asked about the possible absence of Klay Thompson for the next games, Marc J. Spears points in NBA Today that the real concern is Green. The journalist assures that the environment of the franchise is pessimistic regarding the player’s return, that they do not expect it to happen in the short term.
Until his injury, Draymond was on course to compete for his second Defensive Player of the Year award and was being an indispensable part of the season’s best team. Without him the Warriors lose too many integers to remain the top contenders. Green is not only essential in what had been one of the best defenses in the championship, but also in the circulation and operation of the offensive system. More if possible given the poor version of Curry that is being seen in the last month. Unfortunately, everything indicates that next week the deadlines for his return will be dated as indefinite and will have to wait for new re-evaluations.
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