From NBA media reports
March 6, 2019 12:59 AM ET
Markelle Fultz has not played since Nov. 19 and is undergoing shoulder rehabilitation in Los Angeles.
There is no timetable for when or maybe if guard Markelle Fultz will play this season for the Magic, according to a report via Roy Parry within the Orlando Sentinel.
Coach Steve Clifford stated in a radio interview Monday that it is not likely Fultz — acquired in a trade closing date deal with the 76ers that despatched reserve ahead Jonathon Simmons and two draft selections to Philadelphia — will play this season.
Clifford walked that comment back a bit Tuesday, saying there is no timetable for Fultz to play.
“Until he gets his shoulder strengthened, he won’t be with us,” Clifford said.
Fultz was diagnosed with Thoracic Outlet Syndrome in his right shoulder in December and hasn’t played since Nov. 19. He’s undergoing remedy and rehabilitation in Los Angeles.
The No. 1 pick in the 2017 draft, Fultz played in just 33 games during two injury-plagued seasons in Philadephia. In his 19 games for the 76ers this season, he averaged 8.2 points, 3.7 rebounds and 3.1 assists.