Found January 26, 2014 on Sports Injury Alert:
The Philadelphia 76ers lost to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday night by the score of 103-91. The loss dropped the 76ers to 14-30, last in the Atlantic Division. On a positive note for the 76ers, guard Tony Wroten returned after missing three games due to an ankle injury.Rotoworld.com reported that Wroten returned last night and had nine points and two assists in 17 minutes.  The injury appears to have hindered Wroten. After an excellent December in which he averaged 14.5 points in 26.5 minutes per game, he's averaging only 9.9 points on 38 percent shooting in 20 minutes per game in January.Dphilmore via Wikimedia CommonsElliot Williams and Hollis Thompson are the other point guards the 76ers used off the bench against the Thunder, but they combined for only seven points in 28 minutes of action.  Although Wroten has struggled, he remains the best option for the 76ers as primary shooting guard off the bench.Wroten is in his second season out of Washington.  The first round p...
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