Dubs recall Wiseman after 7-game G League stint

by Gordon Dixon - James Wiseman was recalled from the G League and is expected to be available for the Warriors' game at the Jazz on Wednesday.

Warriors recall James Wiseman after 7 games with G League 6:45 PM ET Kendra AndrewsESPN SALT LAKE CITY -- The Golden State Warriors announced Tuesday they have recalled center James Wiseman from their G League affiliate, the Santa Cruz Warriors. The Warriors will fly to Salt Lake City on Tuesday afternoon for a one-game road trip against the Jazz on Wednesday, which Wiseman is expected to be available for. Wiseman was sent to the G League nearly three weeks ago after struggling in the early portion of the season. The Warriors felt he'd get the individual attention, practice time and in-game reps he needed to develop quicker in Santa Cruz. Editor's Picks Sovereign wealth funds signal a new era in NBA ownership? 3h Brian Windhorst Fan matches Green fine with $25K to foundations 23h Kendra Andrews 2 Related Wiseman hasn't played a full basketball season in four years. He played just three games with Memphis in 2019-20, tore his meniscus during his rookie NBA season, and then faced numerous setbacks that kept him out all of 2021-22. As the Warriors also sputtered to start the 2022-23 season, they couldn't afford the mistakes Wiseman was making. In his seven games with Santa Cruz, Wiseman averaged 15.6 points, 10.1 rebounds and 1.14 blocks in 26.6 minutes. He posted his first positive net rating on Saturday against the Stockton Kings, finishing plus-17, a sign that his feel for the game is improving. What Wiseman's role will look like now that he's back with Golden State is unclear. The team has found some rhythm, but still sits just above .500 with a 13-12 record. Warriors coach Steve Kerr said he's not comfortable switching up his rotation unnecessarily right now because of the chemistry that is being built.