The hits keep coming to the depth of the Golden State Warriors.
Veteran wing Andre Iguodala will undergo surgery next week for a fractured left wrist. The team announced on Wednesday, The Warriors said they would issue an update on his condition following surgery.
The injury reportedly occurred during the Warriors’ win over the Phoenix Suns on Monday, in which Iguodala played 16 minutes and four minutes in the fourth quarter. It was his eighth game of the season.
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He had earlier been ruled out of a match against the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday due to pain in his left wrist.
Warriors have been without Andre Iguodala and others for most of the season
Iguodala re-signed a veteran minimum contract with the Warriors this season after winning his fourth NBA title with the team last season. The 39-year-old said in September he was planning to retire after this season, but he has missed most of this season due to a hip injury.
Iguodala did not make his season debut until January 8, then missed several more weeks after playing in only three games. He returned again on March 5, playing five more games before going down with a wrist injury.
That leaves Iguodala currently averaging 2.1 points in 14.1 minutes over eight games in what is believed to be his final season.
The loss of Iguodala hits the Warriors especially hard as they have had little depth in the wings. Andrew Wiggins has not played since March 13, for reasons the team has declined to reveal. no return timetable, Jonathan Kuminga has also been ruled out of three matches with an ankle injury, but is likely for Wednesday.