The Sacramento Kings guard De’Aaron Fox is still rehabbing from an ankle injury and returned to on-court, non-contact basketball activities, according to a press release from the team. Fox will be re-evaluated in 2 to 3 weeks as he continues to work with the Kings’ health and performance staff. The team also informed that Marvin Bagley III will be evaluated by the end of the week to check his recovery process on his right thumb.
— Sacramento Kings (@SacramentoKings) December 2, 2019
Bagley injured his thumb in the Kings’ season opener against the Phoenix Suns as the team lost and Bagley left with 14 points, 10 rebounds, 1 block and 1 steal in 27 minutes of action. As for Fox, he played in the first 9 games of the season before injuring his ankle during practice.
During those games, Fox averaged 18.2 points, 4 rebounds, and 7 assists in 32 minutes per game and the Kings had a 3-6 record. In the 9 games Fox has been out, the Kings managed to win 5 games to improve to a 8-10 record and are currently tied with the Phoenix Suns for the eighth seed in the Western Conference.