The final time Jonathan Isaac performed in an NBA sport was August 2, 2020 within the NBA bubble at Walt Disney World. Isaac blew out his knee in a sport towards the Sacramento Kings and has gone on to overlook the whole lot of the final two seasons.
Now, Isaac is inching nearer to a return. The Orlando Magic huge man stated he is taking part in 5-of-5 for the previous couple of weeks.
“I’ve been taking part in the previous couple of weeks and simply getting in form,” Isaac stated. “I’m nonetheless getting there. However by way of physique, knees and hamstrings, the whole lot is nice. I’m simply not in sport form.”
Isaac was closing in on a return final season earlier than struggling a severe hamstring damage. At that time, the Magic selected to close him down in what was a misplaced season. Isaac says he feels “implausible” bodily however wants extra time to work on his conditioning.
“The one step is constant to get in form,” Isaac stated. “We performed the opposite day, and I used to be gassed. Clearly, I haven’t performed it in a very long time. Persevering with to get in form and taking part in 5-on-5 4 occasions every week. Simply having the ability to run up and down and get in form is what I’m centered on proper now.”