Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Could Return As Early As Jan. 14

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist could return to action as early as Jan. 14 according to hangtime.blogs.nba.com. MKG was expected to be out 4-6 weeks after suffering a non-displaced fracture of the fourth metacarpal in his left hand while in Dallas.

He was initially in a cast, has advanced to wearing a splint and is able to do a lot of running and other cardio work. But Kidd-Gilchrist has not been cleared to catch a ball yet, let alone for contact in practice.

MKG on being sidelined with the injury:

“I miss the game of basketball,” he said, admitting there were times he took it for granted. “I miss it a lot.”

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