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Ava Wallace: Thomas Bryant is official available to play tonight vs. Orlando, as Wes Unseld Jr. said yesterday. Bryant tore his ACL a year ago.
Josh Robbins: Thomas Bryant, out for almost one year following an ACL tear, is on track to be available tomorrow when the Wizards host the Magic, Wes Unseld Jr. said.
Chase Hughes: Head coach Wes Unseld Jr. says the Wizards expect Thomas Bryant to return from his ACL injury in January. There had been some talk from the team about December, but it sounds like he needs a little more time.
Chase Hughes: Head coach Wes Unseld Jr. says of Thomas Bryant: “He looks well ahead of schedule.” Bryant is coming back from ACL surgery with an expected return in December.
Chase Hughes: Wizards GM Tommy Sheppard says Thomas Bryant will return “sometime in December” from his ACL injury.
Neil Dalal: Tommy Sheppard says Spencer Dinwiddie and Thomas Bryant are on track in their returns from partially torn ACLs. Dinwiddie is going to progress to 2-on-2 soon, but for Bryant, Sheppard says, “I can’t see Thomas necessarily being in our first game.”
Shams Charania: The Washington Wizards have been granted a disabled player exception worth $4.16M for the season-ending loss of Thomas Bryant, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. The DPE will expire on April 19.
Thomas Bryant is expected to have surgery to repair the partially torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, this week in New York, sources tell me. Bryant, 23, started therapy the day after his injury vs. the Miami Heat (January 9) and has been in good spirits — Bryant’s “eager to officially start his road to recovery.”
Before Bryant’s unfortunate season ending injury, the center was averaging 14.3 points, 6.1 rebounds, and 1.5 assists. His offensive efficiency was spectacular as he shot 64.8 percent from the field, 71.4 percent from 2-point range, and sported an NBA-leading 69.8 effective field goal percentage.
Adrian Wojnarowski: The Washington Wizards are planning to apply for a $4.2M Disabled Player Exception with the season-ending injury to Thomas Bryant, sources tell ESPN. Once granted, the Wizards can use the spot to acquire a player for the rest of the season.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Washington Wizards C Thomas Bryant has suffered a torn ACL to his left knee, source tells ESPN.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Thomas Bryant will be lost for the season.
Fred Katz: Scott Brooks says Thomas Bryant will have an MRI tomorrow. “We hope for the best. Don’t know as of right now. He’s in paint, but we hope for the best. One thing about TB: He’s a great kid that works hard, plays with passion, gives you everything he has.”
Chase Hughes: Bryant had to be helped up and to the locker room by trainers. Did not look good, but we’ll see.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Washington’s Thomas Bryant will get X-rays and MRI on left knee after first-quarter injury, source tells ESPN.
Ava Wallace: Thomas Bryant won’t return to the game tonight, the team announces. Left knee injury.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Wizards center Thomas Bryant is returning to lineup today after missing six weeks with a right foot stress reaction, league source tells ESPN.
Candace Buckner: Thomas Bryant after practice today: “I feel like I’m very, very close” to returning. He said he experienced no pain and was able to do everything he normally does. Also, Bryant did not practice with the Go-Go yesterday.
Fred Katz: I do, however, have some good Wizards injury news: Thomas Bryant told me he’s out of his boot now. Said doctors told him everything is progressing well. Bryant hasn’t played since Dec. 1 because of a stress reaction in his right foot.
Fred Katz: Jordan McRae is out tonight with flu-like symptoms, the Wizards say. Thomas Bryant (hip) will play
Mike Bresnahan: Lakers PF/C Thomas Bryant sprained his left ankle at today’s summer-league practice. It’s unclear if he’ll be ready for Monday’s summer-League opener in Sacramento.
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May 28, 2022 | 6:13 pm EDT Update
Anthony Chiang: Tyler Herro (groin), Kyle Lowry (hamstring), Max Strus (hamstring), P.J. Tucker (knee) and Gabe Vincent (hamstring) all again listed as questionable for Game 7. Herro looks to be the only real question mark for tomorrow.
May 28, 2022 | 5:13 pm EDT Update
Brady Hawk: Erik Spoelstra on Tyler Herro’s injury status: “He’s doing rest and treatment today. He won’t do any court work or anything today.” “We’ll see him in the morning. See the progress he’s made.” Says it’s a wait and see thing
Christos Tsaltas: Asked Erik Spoelstra on how Draymond Green’s comment motivated the Heat locker room. “I don’t know. Each person can find different forms of motivation. We have a big audacious goal that’s motivating enough”, he said. #HEATCulture