This is a big loss for the Milwaukee Bucks’.
Eye On Basketball is reporting that Bucks forward Carlos Delfino said that his foot surgery in preseason was a major setback and he may have to miss the entire 2013-2014 season.
Delfino fractured his right foot while playing for Houston in Game 5 of the Rockets’ first-round playoff series against Oklahoma City last April. Signed to a two-year deal with a team option for a third season this summer, the 31-year-old was still in a walking boot at the team’s annual media day Monday.
“I had a fracture five months ago and I had surgery,” Delfino said. “I had a little setback the last couple of days. We don’t have a timeframe. They are taking pictures and we’re going to know more in the next couple of days. I can’t wait to get on the court.”
“I don’t really like to talk about this injury because I was playing injured for a month,” Delfino said. “Most of the injury was probably my fault because I tried to play five or six weeks with a fractured bone in my foot . . . I tried to dunk and it just cracked.”
He will have a new procedure and the recovery time is estimated at six months. The Bucks’ signed Delfino to a three-year, $10 million contract this summer.