Andrew Wiggins' Status Uncertain for Warriors' Do-or-Die Game 6 Despite Costal Cartilage Fracture
The Golden State Warriors are hoping Andrew Wiggins will be on the court in Game 6 despite injuring his left costal cartilage. "We believe Wiggins suffered the fracture midway through the fourth quarter of Game 5," said sources. Despite the injury, Wiggins has reportedly gone through his pregame routine to see if he will be available for the game.
Wiggins has been a major force for the Warriors, with coach Steve Kerr calling Game 5 "his best game since he returned from a two-month absence at the start of the playoffs." In that game, Wiggins finished with 25 points on 10-of-18 shooting, 7 rebounds and 5 assists - his third-highest-scoring playoff game of his career.
The Warriors face a major dilemma if Wiggins cannot suit up with the team trailing the Los Angeles Lakers 3-2 in the series. Despite being in pain, Wiggins told the team he'd be OK - but it remains to be seen if he can make it back in time for Game 6.