Steve Nash reveals Nets’ plan with Spencer Dinwiddie
Brooklyn nets head coach Steve Nash has provided a timely update on the injury status of Spencer Dinwiddie. There have been whispers of a possible return for the 6-foot-5 point guard at some point in the season, and Nash had decided to address the issue at hand — somewhat.
Nash pretty much reinforced the notion that Dinwiddie is expected to sit out the remainder of the season after undergoing reconstructive surgery on a partially torn ACL back in early January. However, Nash did confirm that Dinwiddie will rejoin his team in the near future:
“Actually, I’m not sure of that,” Nash said when asked when he expects Dinwiddie to join the Nets even if he is unable to tale the court, via Kristian Winfield of the New York Daily News. “I think there is a time when he’s gonna come back to the team, but I don’t know where that is,” Nash said. “I know he’s still right in the thick of his rehab. He’s very dedicated, doing all the work and is ahead of schedule on all that stuff, but I’m not sure when the date is, if it’s playoffs, before the playoffs.
“But I know there is the plan for him to come back and be around the guys when he gets the bulk of his rehab done.”
The Nets aren’t exactly the most generous of teams when it comes to providing updates on player injuries, and Nash’s statement here pretty much falls in line with that notion. Dinwiddie will rejoin the team at some point in the season, but Nash is unable to tell us exactly when.
What we are sure of, I think, is that the 28-year-old guard won’t be playing again this season. Then again, this is the Nets we’re talking about here, so anything can happen really.