Fultz rejoins 76ers, hoping to play again this season

Sixers guard and former first overall draft pick Markelle Fultz reportedly is headed to the Magic.

The tense relationship between the 76’ers and Markelle Fultz appears to be back in a good place, as the guard has rejoined the team to continue therapy on a shoulder condition.

ESPN reports that Fultz is back with the team to work on his shoulder with the hopes he will be able to play again this season, but there’s no timetable for any return to the court.

The report says that Fultz took a “red-eye flight from Los Angeles and arrived Saturday where he met with Sixers officials prior to today’s game against Oklahoma City.”

The former first overall pick from the 2017 draft had been chatting with a number of medical specialists trying to figure out the best way to combat his thoracic outlet syndrome.

He’s also been working with therapists in Los Angeles for the condition, and has not been active with the franchise, but now that appears to be ready to change.

Fultz hasn’t played in a game since November 19th when he played just seven minutes against the Phoenix Suns.

“We want to make sure he’s 100 percent and healthy when he does come back,” Fultz’s agent, Raymond Brothers told ESPN at Christmas. “People were saying it was a mental problem and it is not.”