Still doubtful for Saturday, Willie Cauley-Stein says, ‘Don’t count me out yet’

Willie Cauley-Stein - photo by Walter Cornett |
Willie Cauley-Stein – photo by Walter Cornett |

is out of the boot he had been wearing on his injured right ankle, but the chances he plays Saturday vs. in the Final Four still look slim.

“Don’t count me out yet,” Cauley-Stein said Friday during ’s open locker room media availability. “I don’t know yet. I’m still figuring out if I want to give it a try or not.”

Cauley-Stein, who took some shots during ’s open practice but still had a noticeable limp walking to and from the locker room, said his ankle is doing better and said there “there’s always a possibility” he could play. But he also realizes the long-term implications of rushing back if his ankle isn’t healed.

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