Dirk Nowitzki-F - Mavericks
Last Updated: 6 Dec, 10:29 AM
Dirk Nowitzki doesn't think a return in the middle of December is going to happen. That was my goal a couple weeks ago. But the swelling was in there too long and it held me back too long and I couldn’t start working soon enough.”
Nowitzki said he’s happy with the way the recovery process has gone so far in terms of his knee feeling good. But the time-consuming nature of the rehab has been tough for him to deal with.
“We increased the workload and it hasn’t gotten worse,” he said. “At least that shows we’re going in the right direction. Unfortunately a lot later than I was hoping for.