Philadelphia 76ers head coach Nick Nurse is scoffing on the theories surrounding Kelly Oubre Jr.‘s current hit-and-run accident … saying he 100% believes the hooper’s accidents are the results of being struck by a car.
Nurse — who’s in his first season with Philly — met with the media previous to the Sixers’ recreation towards the Boston Celtics on Wednesday … and was requested concerning the rumblings that Oubre is not sharing the complete story after police said there was no surveillance footage to again the hooper’s declare.
Nurse mentioned he is not wanting that a lot into the report … as he has no motive to suppose the 27-year-old would fabricate his aspect of issues.
“I’d not tackle that,” Nurse mentioned in a back-and-forth with a reporter. “I haven’t got a solution to that apart from I consider what’s been reported to this point.”
Nurse mentioned he was lately made conscious of the chatter surrounding the incident … however reiterated he wasn’t giving it the time of day.
“Once more, I’ll consider Kelly at his phrase and all that stuff and concentrate on this recreation and deal with issues as they arrive.”
As we beforehand reported, Oubre was fairly beat up as he returned to his Philly residence on Saturday … with Ring footage displaying him inform his spouse he was simply hit by a automotive.
We’re informed he was later interviewed by police on the hospital … however presumably blended up the placement of the incident as he was on medicine and new to the world.
Oubre suffered a damaged rib and accidents to his hip and leg consequently … however Nurse mentioned he met with him earlier this week and the athlete was in “good spirits.”