Kyle Neubeck: Doc Rivers on Shake Milton’s back: “I don’t foresee him coming back anytime soon” Said it’s not a surgical level issue but that he can probably beat him in a foot race right now
Noah Levick: Sixers-Spurs injury report: Danny Green (left calf tightness) and Isaiah Joe ("right side of back pain") are questionable. Tyrese Maxey, Paul Reed, Jaden Springer (H&S protocols) and Shake Milton (back contusion) are still out. Matisse Thybulle isn't listed.
Justin Grasso: Joel Embiid is Questionable for tomorrow's game against the #Hawks Shake Milton is not listed on the injury report so he's good to go #Sixers
Tom Moore: #Sixers coach Doc Rivers: Shake Milton ‘is nowhere near’ being ready to play and will be out ‘for a while.’
Justin Grasso: Joel Embiid, Furkan Korkmaz, and Shake Milton are probable tonight. Matisse Thybulle is questionable #Sixers
Noah Levick: Shake Milton said he continues to deal with some left ankle soreness but "for the most part, I'm able to move on it OK" and that he's feeling better. He called it an "annoying and tedious" rehab process.
Noah Levick: Shake Milton is listed as out for the Sixers' game tomorrow against the Suns with a left ankle sprain. Mike Scott (right knee swelling) is listed as probable.
Derek Bodner: Afternoon injury report: - Ben Simmons - Probable (left calf tightness) - Shake Milton - Probable (right knee hyperextension) Mike Scott and Terrance Ferguson remain out.
Jon Johnson: Shake Milton probable tonight. Trey Burke questionable(left calf). No word yet on Ben Simmons.
Jon Johnson: Ben Simmons questionable for tomorrow night. Al Horford out-planned. Shake Milton-doubtful.
Kyle Neubeck: Along with Ben Simmons, Shake Milton is out tonight and will be re-evaluated tomorrow,we’ll have an update on his availability then. Sixers say he participated in parts of team walkthrough today
Kyle Neubeck: Shake Milton underwent testing today and will be listed as out through Philadelphia’s upcoming west coast trip with a bone bruise and mild knee sprain in his left knee, I’m told. He will be re-evaluated following the trip, which concludes in Denver on 11/8.
Keith Pompey: Marial Shayok (knee) and Norvel Pelle (ankle) both practiced today and is listed as day-to-day. Shake Milton (ankle) didn’t practice and will miss Wedenesday’s game.
Derek Bodner: Shake Milton says he'll be a full go for training camp and can play 5-on-5, but will have his workload limited and monitored.
Rookie guard Shake Milton suffered a spondylolysis (stress fracture) in his back during this year’s pre-draft process. He is proceeding with a rehabilitation program and will not participate in NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. Milton will be re-evaluated in approximately three weeks.
January 17, 2022 | 7:13 pm EST Update
Paul Garcia: “He’s been out for a long time, I mean a really long time. He needs his rhythm to come back to feel comfortable.” – Coach Pop on Zach Collins playing in the G-League as he gets ready to return from his injury. Pop says he was just watching some of Collins’ game with Austin
Tom Orsborn: Pop indicated that D White will continue to come off the bench – at least until Tre Jones returns from health and safety protocols. “Tre is not here, so we need that backup point,” Pop said.
Serena Winters: Isaac Okoro on how much pride he takes on the defensive end: “I take a lot of pride in that. Ever since I was young, I learned that was the only way I was going to get on the court was by playing defense… If I’m locking somebody up, I’m happy.” – @Isaac Okoro
January 17, 2022 | 7:08 pm EST Update
Josh Lewenberg: Halfway point of the season for the Raptors tonight. Nurse said that this has been the most challenging of his 4 years as an NBA head coach so far, lots of ups and downs. “There’s some stark downs, man, and it’s been a battle to pick everybody up, or pick yourself up.”