That activity will increase as Huerter progresses.
“Basically, the last step is to get back on the court,” Pierce said. “And the range of motion is still improving, it’s not like his range of motion is completely back. So it’s the strengthening. It’s the range-of-motion concern now, just continuing to do the rehab stuff but also incorporate basketball so he’s using it, strengthening by using it. There’s hope. It’ll definitely be sooner than later, in terms of his return, it’s just a matter of that full range of motion and that strength and his tolerance of it against contact.”