Carter-Williams’ injury could also mean more minutes for first-round rookie Malik Monk to experiment at point guard in the preseason. Monk’s position in his one season at Kentucky was shooting guard, but Clifford would like to explore whether the 6-3 Monk has the skills to handle some point.
November 17, 2017 | 5:33 pm EST Update
Spoelstra previously had mentioned the possibility of seasoning for Adebayo in the developmental league. “I’m not at that point right now,” he said Friday. “But if it gets to a point where he’s not playing, I mean, he’s my next guy. That’s the thing. I’m still surprised he hasn’t found a way in.”
Gina Mizell: Jameer Nelson on the end of his #Nuggets tenure: “Management and ownership wanted the two younger point guards (Murray and Mudiay) to play. It’s no secret. That just was reality. It wasn’t a surprise. It was just a matter of when was it gonna happen?”