On Tuesday, Delaware 87ers General Manager Brandon Williams announced Sevens Forward James Webb III will miss the remainder of the season due to a fractured ankle.
Webb III was hurt in the Sevens win vs the Erie BayHawks on Sunday and it was initially thought Webb had a right ankle sprain according to Sevens GM Brandon Williams.
“In Sunday’s game vs. the Erie BayHawks, James suffered what initially appeared to be a right ankle sprain. After X-rays and medical examination, a fracture was revealed. Consequently, James will be sidelined for the remainder of the season. With his long-term health and success being our priority, James will undergo surgery this week to promptly begin the recovery and rehabilitation process.
“We thank James for his commitment to our program, and are proud of his growth and development this season. We all look forward to an efficient recovery, and seeing him back on the court soon.”
Webb III started and played in 39 games, shot 44 FG %, 9.26 rebounds, 1.15 assists and scored 13.10 points per game on the season for the Sevens.