The Sixers and their fans have been preaching “trust the process” for some time now, and with Ben Simmons, No. 1 pick Markelle Fultz and Joel Embiid scheduled to be on the court this season, the City of Brotherly Love had many reasons to believe.
But after watching Fultz early on this season, it became apparent that something was wrong. Today we all found out just what was going on when the Sixers issued a statement that their future star would be out indefinitely with a shoulder injury.
Following consultation with several shoulder specialists, including a visit with Dr. Ben Kibler, Medical Director of the Shoulder Center of Kentucky at the Lexington Clinic earlier Sunday, 76ers guard Markelle Fultz will be out indefinitely with soreness and scapular muscle imbalance in his right shoulder.
The visit further confirmed that there is no structural impairment to the shoulder, and he will continue his physiotherapy treatment.
Fultz will be reevaluated by Dr. Kibler in approximately three weeks.
Hopefully Fultz will be back sooner than later so we can all see just what the real future looks like for the 76ers.