TI have Oklahoma City Thunder announced that Chet Holmgrensecond choice in last NBA draft, will miss the upcoming basketball season.
Holmgren suffered a ligament injury in his right leg. After further observation, it was determined that the cooldown was not enough for him to play in this campaign.
“Holmgren suffered a Lisfranc injury to his right leg,” the Thunder said in a statement. Holmgren will miss the 2022/23 season.
“Of course, we are disappointed with Chet, especially given the excitement he felt when he took to the floor with his teammates this season,” said Sam Presti, Vice President and General Manager of the Thunder.
“We know Chet has a long career ahead of us in our organization and in the Oklahoma City community. One of the things that impressed us the most about Chet’s selection process was his drive and focus.
“We expect the same tenacity to carry him through this period of time as we work together and support him during his rehabilitation.”
How did the injury happen?
During a match at The CrawsOver, LeBrom James got the better of Chet Holmgren one on one.
The boy landed badly and his right leg suffered from the consequences.