Incoming Gonzaga Bulldogs recruit Kaden Perry injured his back on Thursday and does not have a timetable for his return.
We just got word from Battle Ground coach Manny Melo that Gonzaga commit and ESPN Top 100 recruit Kaden Perry injured his back in the second quarter of Thursday's defeat to Prairie. He has no current timetable for return.— Joshua Hart (@JTHart23) May 8, 2021
He is currently in the midst of his contracted senior season of basketball, which began on April 23. Battle Ground High School has games scheduled through May 28, so perhaps in the coming weeks there will be more knowledge known about Perry’s injury.
In a class featuring Chet Holmgren and Hunter Sallis, Perry is yet another big talent with an incredibly high upside. Hopefully, his injury does not limit him much throughout his senior season or the summer, and he arrives in Spokane healthy and ready to play.
If he does not, however, it would not be the end of the world for the Zags. Holmgren and Timme are expected to receive a majority of the minutes at the post, with Anton Watson filling in as well. In a pinch, if needed, the Zags could turn to Julian Strawther for some fill-in minutes at the four or throw Ben Gregg into the mix.