In a wide-ranging Q&A with "Dime" Pacers forward Danny Granger said that his six-month rehab process puts him back to recovery on October 5th and that he anticipates playing in the preseason.
Dime: There's been a lot of discussion about your role with the team after Lance Stephenson played so well in your absence. Do you think you're better in a starter's role or can you contribute off the bench as well?
DG: That's the last thing on my mind. My only focus right now is pretty much getting back on the court. I can worry about the rest later.
Dime: Are you restricted at all in the stuff you can do or are you full-on right now?
DG: I'm still in the middle of my rehab. I'm in a six month rehab; I won't be six months out until October 5th…so I'm progressing to playing — I'm playing now but I'm progressing on schedule and I'm still in the midst of my rehab.
Dime: How do you get the reps in or get ready for training camp if you can't go all out?
DG: Well you go out you're playing ...