Daniel Theis could be getting closer to making his debut with the Indiana Pacers. The German centre, who joined the franchise in the summer as part of a package sent by the Celtics in exchange for Malcolm Brogdon, is yet to play his first game under Carlisle due to knee surgery in the month of November, but Hoping to be able to do so this week. This has been confirmed by the player himself, who has already completed his first full training session and is looking forward to returning to action.
“At the moment I don’t feel pain or have any problems,” said Dustin Dopyrak, a reporter indianapolis star, «I know I’m not going out to play 30 minutes, but I’m satisfied with what I have. In any case, if I start running up and down for 5 minutes, I will already be tired, because not all training sessions are the same as matches. Whatever you do here, whether it is running, shooting or whatever, happens very fast. Especially the way we played.”
Thies averaged 8.2 points and 4.9 rebounds per game last year in a season that saw him go through Houston and Boston and continues to establish himself as a solid inside rotation. Next, he participated in the EuroBasket with the German team, in which he averaged 8.8 points and 6.1 rebounds, his last before undergoing surgery. Now, he hopes to gradually heal the sensation to be able to help the Pacers in this late stage of the season, in which they hope to be able to remain in postseason positions, in which they are close to Halliburton. were comfortably established until the injury.
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