(Photo : Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA – Andrew Wiggins (#22) of the Golden State Warriors smiles in the course of the second half of Game Five of the Western Conference First Round Playoffs in opposition to the Sacramento Kings at Golden 1 Center on April 26, 2023 in Sacramento, California.
Warriors ahead Andrew Wiggins will play by way of a left costal cartilage fracture, which is a part of the ribcage, as Golden State appears to increase their season in opposition to the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 6 of the Western Conference Semifinals.
Golden State Warriors ahead Andrew Wiggins (ribs) will play tonight in opposition to the Los Angeles Lakers.
— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) May 13, 2023
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Andrew Wiggins Will Play in Game 6 vs. the Lakers
Wiggins sustained the harm throughout their Game 5 victory at Chase Center in San Francisco, which noticed him erupt for 25 factors, 7 rebounds, and 5 assists in 36 minutes of play.
The 28-year-old ahead was seen warming up forward of Game 6 whereas receiving bumps within the chest from Mychel Thompson, brother of his teammate Klay Thompson.
Just a few moments later, Warriors director of sports activities drugs and efficiency Rick Celebrini was trying optimistic whereas speaking to Wiggins.
The former 1st total choose appeared to have picked up the harm with slightly over 5 minutes remaining in Game 5 throughout a field out with Lakers ahead LeBron James.
Wiggins, a significant contributor for the Warriors on account of his two-way sport, averaged 17.1 factors, 5.1 rebounds, and a pair of.3 assists in 37 video games performed in the course of the 2022-23 NBA common season.
Warriors middle Kevon Looney suffered an analogous harm again within the 2019 NBA Finals, though he said that “he didn’t have to shoot” as a lot, not like Wiggins’ whose perimeter capturing is vital for the Warriors.
The Warriors will try to increase their Western Conference Semifinals collection in opposition to the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 6 on the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles.
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