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Markelle Fultz Will Miss at Least the Next Three Games

Markelle Fultz’s shoulder has some serious questions at this point. From it’s fine to it’s sore to he had it drained to he has a cortisone shot. And now, he’ll miss at least the next three Sixers games while trying to figure out exactly what’s going on with his shoulder.

Adrian Fedkiw posted a couple of days ago that the Sixers were better off sitting the first overall pick because something clearly wasn’t right with his shoulder.

The 76ers’ No. 1 draft choice has been coming off the bench for the team’s first three games and has averaged 7.3 points and is shooting 34.8 percent from the floor. He hasn’t attempted many jumpers, especially the pull-up variety. Fultz has been showing off the spin move and getting to the tin, but has been unable to finish. The jumper hasn’t been there.

Fultz will be re-evaluated next Tuesday and we’ll see where he goes from here. But, right now, the Sixers aren’t looking great when it comes to Fultz or this news. Luckily, they can afford to sit him and get him healthy at this point.


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