The strange saga that is Markelle Fultz’s career took another bizarre turn early this week when it was announced he was planning to see a shoulder specialist at the discretion of his attorney and would no longer participate in any on-court activities with the Sixers until that happens.
The Sixers were blindsided by this and, while they said the right things, it’s clear tensions continue to build between the team and their former No. 1 overall pick from a year ago. Fultz and the Sixers have butted heads on his health status for almost his entire career, with his extended absence last season due to a mysterious shoulder injury that no one has fully been able to figure out.
Now, it appears Fultz’s health issues have compounded to include a wrist injury, according to a new report from The Athletic’s Shams Charania, Sam Amick, Derrick Bodner, and Jared Weiss. That is apparently part of the reason for his upcoming visit to a specialist as they look to figure out how to strengthen that wrist.