How long is Andrew Wiggins out? Adductor injury timeline, return date, latest updates on Warriors star

By | December 8, 2022

The Warriors are down an All-Star for the time being.

Andrew Wiggins exploded for a season-best 36 points against the Rockets recently, but he has been sidelined since with an adductor injury. He’s already missed two games, both of which the Warriors lost.

What’s next for Wiggins? Here’s everything we know about his injury and the latest news on when he may return.

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What is Andrew Wiggins’ injury?

Wiggins is dealing with a right adductor strain.

The last time Wiggins played was Golden State’s win over Houston on Dec. 3. He had his highest-scoring game of the season, finishing with 36 points on 14-for-19 shooting from the field.

Wiggins has already missed two games with the injury and is set to miss his third this weekend.

How long will Andrew Wiggins be out?

Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said earlier this week that Wiggins wouldn’t play against the Jazz on Wednesday and against the Celtics on Saturday. He added that Wiggins is set to be reevaluated on Monday.

Kerr had previously said that he wasn’t concerned about Wiggins’ injury.

Following Saturday’s meeting with the Celtics, the Warriors will travel to Milwaukee for the first of six straight games on the road. The Warriors will return home on Christmas Day when they play the Grizzlies.

Here is Golden State’s schedule between now and Christmas Day:

Date Opponent Time (ET) TV channel
Dec. 10 vs. Celtics 8:30 p.m. ABC
Dec. 13 at Bucks 7:30 p.m. TNT
Dec. 14 at Pacers 7:00 p.m. β€”
Dec. 16 at 76ers 7:30 p.m. ESPN
Dec. 18 at Raptors 6:00 p.m. β€”
Dec. 20 at Knicks 7:30 p.m. TNT
Dec. 21 at Nets 7:30 p.m. NBA TV
Dec. 25 vs. Grizzlies 8:00 p.m. ABC/ESPN

The Warriors are 11-2 at home and 2-11 on the road so far this season.

Andrew Wiggins career stats, highlights

  • 19.3 points per game
  • 4.5 rebounds per game
  • 2.3 assists per game
  • 1.0 steals per game
  • 0.7 blocks per game
  • 2.0 turnovers per game
  • 34.9 minutes per game
  • 45.0 percent shooting
  • 35.6 percent 3-point shooting
  • 72.2 percent free throw shooting

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