There was some good news for Hornets fans making the rounds on Twitter today: David West received full clearance to return from his knee injury.
Per Adrian Wojnarowski,
Free agent David West, one of top players on market, has doctor’s full clearance to return after ACL surgery, agent Lance Young tells Y!
After 6 months of rehab, Der. ave West freedom “to push it as hard as he can,” Young said. “He could start training camp in a couple weeks.”
and then he goes and says this,
Once lockout ends, Hornets still have a strong chance to re-sign West, one of the franchise cornerstones. Indiana is serious threat, though.
David West also mentioned the news as well,
Cleared today by the DOC…Knee is Gucci!!! Back at it…
At first I was hesitant to resign West. He’s older and coming off a serious knee injury. But I didn’t expect him back so fast; this changes my thinking slightly. Assuming the season starts in January, he could be ready to go. I’m still not sure I want to resign him, but I’m more inclined to now. Let us know what you think in the comments below.