Philadelphia 76ers guard Markelle Fultz diagnosed with nerve condition in his shoulder


"Markelle has been diagnosed with neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome, a physical injury", Brothers said.

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Wojnarowski also reported that while the 76ers are calling Fultz out "indefinitely", they believe he can return within three to six weeks.

Brothers informed the Sixers on November 21 that Fultz would seek further opinions on his shoulder before a return to the court - a decision that the organization has left to Fultz and his management team.

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A Sixers fan posted an incredible thread last month breaking down how the works of "Doctor Movement" were removed from the internet, as fans of The Process began to listen to the reasoning behind his theory that Fultz had a Thoracic nerve issue.

Fultz has struggled to shoot the basketball since the 76ers made him the No 1 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft out of Washington.

As for the Sixers, Fultz receiving a diagnosis that the team around him agrees with could be the next step towards getting him back on the court. "There's no way you're the No 1 pick in the world and all of a sudden you aren't able to consistently raise your arms to shoot". Therefore, severely limiting Fultz's ability to shoot a basketball.

Over the course of his first two seasons, Fultz has averaged just 7.7 points and 3.4 assists in 20.6 minutes per game in 33 games played and 15 starts.