After getting two of their three injured five-star freshman back last week,head coach Mike Krzyzweski is optimistic the third, , will be back in the lineup before the year ends.
"I'm hoping before Christmas, those two games we have (againston Dec. 19 and on Dec. 21),'' Krzyzewski said, according to . "I don't want to put a gun to his head, like you have to do it. We'll see how he does during the exam period.''
Giles, the No. 1 recruit in the class of 2016, had arthroscopic knee surgery before the season to clean up a previous surgery performed while in high school.
“I don’t want to make a mistake and bring him back too quickly,” Krzyzewski said.
Once Giles is healthy and ready to go, he'll join, , and as part of Duke's four five-star freshmen.
Tatum and Bolden returned last weekend againstin their first action this season. Tatum exploded for 22 points on 7-of-12 shooting from the field Tuesday, while grabbing eight rebounds against No. 24 in a 84-74 victory.
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