The Philadelphia 76ers announced Saturday that right knee soreness experienced by rookie guard Michael Carter-Williams was caused by a skin infection.
Carter-Williams was treated at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for the infection and is under the care of head team physician Dr. Brian Sennett and infectious disease specialist Dr. Neil Fishman.
Carter-Williams is officially listed as day-to-day.
Carter-Williams, the NBA Eastern Conference rookie of the month for November, sat out Friday's 105-88 loss to the Charlotte Bobcats. He is averaging 7.7 points, 7.3 assists and 5.8 rebounds through 15 games. He also missed four games in mid-November due to a left foot injury.
Guard Tony Wroten filled in for Carter-Williamson Friday and led the Sixers with 21 points, nine assists and eight rebounds.