Thursday, July 30, 2015

Carter-Williams remains hospitalized

The 76ers are saying that Michael Carter-Williams is fine.

Carter-Williams remains hospitalized

76ers rookie point guard Michael Carter-Williams. (Yong Kim/Staff Photographer)
76ers rookie point guard Michael Carter-Williams. (Yong Kim/Staff Photographer)

The 76ers are saying that Michael Carter-Williams is fine.

However, it turns out that his right knee soreness was caused by an infection on the front of the knee. The rookie point guard has spent Thursday, Friday and Saturday night at the University of Pennsylvania hospital due to soreness and a skin infection on the front of his knee. 

The 6-foot-6, 185-pounder is being treated by infectious disease specialist Dr. Neil Fishman and team physician Dr. Brian Sennett.  He is listed day to day after missing his second consecutive game Saturday night against the Denver Nuggets at the Wells Fargo Center.

“More precautionary stuff with our team doctor,” coach Brett Brown said of Carter-Williams’ hospital stay. “It’s a right-knee infection that really is being monitored closely, but nothing to get too overly concerned with.”

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Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004 and took over the Sixers beat in the summer of 2013 after covering Temple basketball and football for the previous three years.

Marc Narducci has served in a variety of roles with the Inquirer since beginning in 1983. He has covered the 76ers as a backup and a beat writer. In addition, Narducci has covered everything from the Super Bowl to the World Series and a lot in between.

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