Kenrich Williams out for remainder of the 2022-23 season with wrist injury

The Oklahoma City Thunder announced on Thursday that forward Kenrich Williams will undergo wrist surgery to repair a scapholunate ligament rupture and will miss the remainder of the 2022-23 season.

Williams suffered the left wrist injury against the Sacramento Kings this past Tuesday and was ruled out for Wednesday’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers with a left wrist sprain.

The 28-year-old has played an important role for the Thunder’s early success this season as a veteran wing off the bench. Without Williams, OKC’s depth takes a huge hit.

In 53 games this season, Williams averaged eight points on 51.7% shooting, 4.9 rebounds and two assists. The Thunder (28-34) have 20 games remaining in their regular season.

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