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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Warriors Injury Update: David Lee considers himself 100% healthy

By on 9/30/2014 10:45:00 AM

The Golden State Warriors head into training camp coming off a season in which they lost in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs. Although the Warriors won 51 regular season games, a problem for the team was injuries, as only six players appeared in 70 or more games. Two key players, David Lee and Andre Iguodala missed significant time due to injury. The good news on Lee is that he appears fully recovered from off season surgery and is ready to go for the 2014-2015 season.

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Lee was not part of the US National team this summer as he was recovering from surgery that addressed a core muscle injury.

Rusty Simmons, who covers the Warriors for The San Francisco Chronicle, tweeted the following update on Lee.
Although Lee has been injury prone, having undergone surgery each of the past three off seasons, he is now fully healthy.  Lee's injuries the past two off seasons were to repair a torn hip flexor in 2013 and torn aductor and abdominals in 2012.

Lee, entering his 11th NBA season, has played for the Knicks and Warriors. Last season, he averaged 18.2 points and 9.3 rebounds per game. In 646 career games, Lee has career averaged of 15.2 points on 53.4 percent shooting and 9.8 rebounds per game.

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