In the Golden State Warriors Tuesday’s 112-108 loss against the tough Washington Wizards, the former NBA MVP, Kevin Durant, went to the locker room after suffering a knee injury.
The Warriors announced after the injury that Durant would have an MRI on his knee and ruled it as a hyper-extended left knee injury. Many feared it would be even more server than it appeared.
On Wednesday morning, the Warriors and fans can now have a breath of freah air their as the eight-time NBA All-Star did not tear his ACL. Durant suffered a grade 2 MCL sprain and will only be out a few weeks.
Injury Update: Kevin Durant suffered a Grade 2 MCL sprain and a tibial bone bruise.
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According to Y! Sports,
He’ll be out for a significant stretch of the spring season, but he won’t miss the playoffs, and his career isn’t in jeopardy.
Gladly, no surgery will be needed and Durant will be fresh when the playoff start which could be a blessing in disguise.
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