Unfortunate news came out of the Oklahoma City Thunder camp on Friday (Mar. 27), revealing that KD’s foot injury will sit the pivotal player on the bench for the remainder of the sporting interval. The small forward will go under the knife next week in New York, and is scheduled to return to the court in the “next four to six months,” Sam Presti, OKC general manager said in a press release.
The NBA MVP fractured his right foot at the top of the 2014-15 season, but things took a turn for the worse recently, only having played 27 games thus far. Durant’s mishap follows that of Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose who stunned the sports realm again when he had to undergo yet another surgery for his knee.
In a post game interview, Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James spoke on Durant’s trauma stating, “It’s a blow for him and for our league. We’re a brotherhood and you never want anyone to go down, especially [someone] of that stature. He means a lot to our games and, obviously, he means a lot to the OKC family. You wish him well and hope for a speedy recovery.”
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