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Delonte still progressing

RedsArmyAdmin February 3, 2011 Uncategorized Comments Off

Via the hardest working man in the sports biz, Mike Petraglia

“He didn’t practice,” coach Doc Rivers said. “He just did the shootaround and the shooting and that’s about it.”

But Rivers acknowledged it was significant that West could take part in catch-and-shooting drills without any protection whatsoever on his wrist, broken on Nov. 24 in home game vs. New Jersey.

“That’s nice. He did run through all of our skeleton stuff so obviously, the next step will be him going through a practice,” said Rivers before adding that there is still no specific timetable for West to return to game action. “I have no idea. No time soon I don’t think but I’m not sure.”

Every mention of Delonte's return has it somewhere around the end of this month.  This is a huge step towards that.  Not needing a brace on the wrist to catch-and-shoot is pretty important because it's healed enough for it to be used without protection.  

Inching closer to that fully healthy squad….

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