Near the end of his rocky season, in April 2021, Golden State Warriors center James Wiseman learned he had a torn meniscus that required surgery in his right knee. he cried as he sat in the Chase Center garage, struggling to digest the news. Then he cried for several days.
Weisman plunged into a dark place at times over the next fifteen months. He could not play basketball and his daily life was strenuous: he wore a brace and required crutches, which made it difficult to use the bathroom or shower.