Kemba Walker, the illustrious addition to AS Monaco, is inching closer to his debut in the EuroLeague. As per insider reports from BasketNews, the distinguished four-time NBA All-Star has been actively participating in rigorous 5-on-5 training sessions since Tuesday. It is anticipate that he will grace the EuroLeague arena imminently.
The maiden appearance of Walker donning the Monaco jersey is slate for the forthcoming week. Monaco set to take on Crvena Zvezda in Belgrade next Wednesday. Followed by a home fixture against ALBA Berlin on Friday. Nonetheless, the approach adopted by Monaco’s team management is characterized by prudent patience. Avoiding any undue haste in his comeback, as they await the opportune moment.
Over the past week, the 33-year-old guard has been deeply engage in 1-on-1 and 2-on-2 training drills. Incorporating full-fledged physical contact. Since his arrival in Monaco, the Roca Team has conscientiously toiled to whip him into shape for his much-anticipated EuroLeague debut.
Sources affirm that Walker’s physique has been exhibiting favorable responses to the demanding training regimen. His unwavering commitment and zeal have been the primary driving forces behind his remarkable journey back to a state of readiness for competitive play.
It’s noteworthy that Kemba Walker was conspicuously absent from Monaco’s preseason matches. His most recent official appearance dates back to January 5th when he graced the NBA court as part of the Dallas Mavericks versus Boston Celtics showdown.
Walker isn’t the sole luminary guard on Monaco’s roster who’s grappling with health-related challenges. The NBA champion, Jordan Loyd, has yet to make an appearance in Sasa Obradovic’s lineup for the current season.