John Wall spoke about his progress rehabbing from a stress fracture in his knee and although the fracture has healed, he is still having trouble with cartilage that is causing pain and swelling:
Reporter: Is your injury–I saw a report that said–similar to Blake Griffin’s?
Wall: He broke his kneecap. I think mine was just a stress fracture where I was in the beginning stages of breaking my kneecap. It was lucky I caught it before it broke, and I would already know what my timetable is: I would miss the whole season. And I had a little bit of cartilage problems. Underneath my kneecap it’s kind of rough.
Reporter: What’s the biggest concern about coming back too early?
Wall: Going back to the beginning stages. Probably breaking my kneecap, anything like that, since it started off with a stress fracture. You don’t want to go back and re-injure that and have to miss a whole ‘nother–I’m not trying to think that far ahead.
Reporter: The important thing is to let this rest as much as it can...