I was trying so hard to fight through it and get back. I didn’t know
what was going on but now that I know it is a relief. They’re showing
me that it is a stress reaction. I took a spill in summer camp that
triggered it. I was working out over the summer and the level of
competition is so high. I was pushing off and jumping more so it really
started to aggravate me and I had to sit out.
This is going to be a setback. You have no control over injuries. This
is a situation where we really don’t know how long it’s going to take.
We recognize where we were at, but we’ll see in the next couple weeks
how our progress is. It’s disappointing but we aren’t the only team
with injuries. We’ve guys that through the exhibition season have had
to do different things, so maybe it’s a blessing in disguise.
replace Foye at point guard for the season opener Friday against Denver
at Target Center. Sebastian Telfair and Marko Jaric are the
center Michael Doleac’s contract (as they did Juwan Howard’s), but if
they do, the Magic would be very interested in bringing back Doleac.
250-pound forward. "He’s an amazing talent. He loves to work. I never
have to call him or try to persuade him to spend extra time in the gym.
It’s always the other way around."
Sebastian Telfair will now get his shot to start. If he is able to play at a high level in Foye’s absence, he may very well hold onto the role as starting point guard for Minnesota even after Foye returns.