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Spurs assign Lonnie Walker IV to Austin Spurs

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The first bit of good news about the rookie’s rehab.

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Spurs Sports & Entertainment sent out a press release today.

SAN ANTONIO (Nov. 25, 2018) - The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have assigned Lonnie Walker IV to the Austin Spurs of the NBA G League. Austin is scheduled to hold practice in San Antonio today through Wednesday, Nov. 28 at the Spurs practice facility. Walker IV continues his rehabilitation from a right medial meniscus tear.

This is great news for Spurs fans as a trip to Austin is the first stage on his road to recovery.

Walker was injured in a preseason game and has missed the entire regular season. Hopefully Spurs fans won’t have to wait much longer to see the anticipated young man back in San Antonio.