Forward Usman Garuba on Wednesday was cleared to begin two-on-two workouts for the first time since he fractured his left wrist in late January while playing for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers.
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Garuba is scheduled to be reevaluated with the next week in hopes that he will be cleared for five-on-five workouts. The Rockets medical staff has opted to initially limit him to two-on-two play to reduce the likelihood of another fall in which he could potentially brace himself with his left hand, as he did when he was injured.
Houston Rockets: .@memorialhermann Injury Update: Rockets GM Rafael Stone announced that earlier today, forward Usman Garuba underwent successful surgery to repair his fractured left wrist. The injury occurred while Garuba was on assignment with the @RGVVipers. He is expected to miss 6-8 weeks.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Houston Rockets F Usman Garuba of Spain – the No. 23 pick in the 2021 NBA Draft – will undergo right wrist surgery and is expected to miss six-to-eight weeks, sources tell ESPN.
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NBA star Miles Bridges was arrested for felony domestic violence in Los Angeles on Wednesday, TMZ Sports has learned. The 24-year-old forward — who most recently played for the Charlotte Hornets — turned himself in to a local jail regarding an alleged physical altercation that happened on Tuesday.
Law enforcement sources tell us a woman claims she was in an argument with Bridges that turned physical. We’re told police were called to the scene, but Bridges was gone by the time cops arrived. We’re told the woman required medical attention.