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Report: Sacramento rookie Devin Carter to undergo shoulder surgery

Jul 7, 2024, 1:39 PM

After confirmation that the latest lottery pick for the Sacramento Kings, Providence’s Devin Carter, would not be participating in Summer League it’s now known he will be getting surgery next week.

Per The Athletic’s Shams Charania, Devin Carter “is expected to undergo left shoulder surgery next week.”

According to the reporting, it places the status of the 13th overall pick in question for the start of the regular season, “but he is fully expected to make a full recovery with no long-term issues.”

With a handful of other guards on the roster, others should be able to step up in the meantime while Devin Carter full recovers to a point where he can contribute to winning basketball in California’s capital.

During Carter’s introductory press conference, general manager Monte McNair made it clear that he views the draft as an opportunity to add a player who will be around for years.

When is the next NBA off-season date of interest?

The 2024 California Classic is here!

Sacramento will have two teams–one that will play at Golden 1 Center and another that will travel to Chase Center in San Francisco–as games will take place starting Saturday, July 6th.

Keon Ellis and Colby Jones will lead the Kings into action on Saturday night at 7:00 pm PDT against the Chinese National Team.

Sactown Sports 1140 will have all of your Sacramento Kings coverage for the California Classic, Summer League, free agency, and much more!

Sacramento Kings 2024 Summer Schedule

California Classic | Golden 1 Center | Sacramento, CA

  • Saturday, July 6th – vs. Chinese National Team – 7:30 PM PDT
  • Sunday, July 7th – vs. San Antonio Spurs – 7:00 PM PDT
  • Tuesday, July 9th – vs. Charlotte Hornets – 7:00 PM PDT

NBA Offseason Schedule

  • Sunday, June 30th – Free Agent negotiating window opens (3 PM PST)
  • Saturday, July 6th – Free Agents can officially sign contracts
  • July 12-22nd – Las Vegas Summer League
  • July 27-August 11th – 2024 Olympic Games
  • Friday, September 27th – NBA training camps begin

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