Brisbane Bullets guard Nathan Sobey is in a race against the clock to be healthy for the start of NBL23, with an extensive rehab process underway to recover from bone bruising in his knee.
The star local was restricted to just 12 appearances last season, with a comeback attempt thwarted after continued struggles with the troublesome injury causing player and team to take the long, methodical approach to a return to the floor.
“We thought with a bit of time it would gradually go away so we took a little break and tried to come back and gradually build up. I came back in that first week, got through the first game half decent and then second game it just didn’t feel great,” Sobey told ESPN.
“I pulled up pretty bad, got reassessed and it had gotten worse again. If I rushed it back again it could play a big part moving forward, especially with the club and re-signing for the next three…