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SportsKevin Durant Cheers Golden State Warriors on After Successful Surgery for Ruptured Achilles

22:11  13 june  2019
22:11  13 june  2019 Source:   people.com

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Kevin Durant Has Successful Surgery for Ruptured Achilles . Two days after the Golden State Warriors star got injured during Game 5 of the NBA Finals, Durant , 30, confirmed that he did rupture his Achilles during the game, and has already undergone surgery for the injury.

Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant says on social media he underwent surgery for a ruptured right Achilles tendon. I’m a hooper I know my brothers can get this Game 6, and I will be cheering with dub nation while they do it." The Warriors also released a statement a few hours later to say the

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Kevin Durant is starting his road to recovery.

Two days after the Golden State Warriors star got injured during Game 5 of the NBA Finals, Durant, 30, confirmed that he did rupture his Achilles during the game, and has already undergone surgery for the injury.

“What’s good everybody I wanted to update you all: I did rupture my Achilles. Surgery was today and it was a success, EASY MONEY,” he wrote on Instagram on Wednesday, alongside a photo of himself in a hospital bed.

“My road back starts now! I got my family and my loved ones by my side and we truly appreciate all the messages and support people have sent our way,” he added. “Like I said Monday, I’m hurting deeply, but I’m OK.”

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Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors says he’s had successful surgery for a ruptured A Raptors fan sent flowers to the Warriors as an apology for the cheers after Kevin Durant 's injury — Warriors on NBCS (@NBCSWarriors) June 12, 2019. “I was watching the game and felt horrible.

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Injured Golden State star Kevin Durant took to social media Wednesday after undergoing surgery in New York on his ruptured Achilles “I wanted to update you all: I did rupture my Achilles . Surgery was today and it was a success , EASY MONEY. My road back begins now!

As his message continued, Durant — who stepped onto the court on Monday for the first time in over a month after a previous calf injury — went on to share that he wanted to help his team win the NBA championship for the third year in a row.

“Basketball is my biggest love and I wanted to be out there that night because that’s what I do. I wanted to help my teammates on our quest for the three peat. It’s just the way things go in this game and I’m proud that I gave it all I physically could, and I’m proud my brothers got the W,” he wrote. “It’s going to be a journey but I’m built for this. I’m a hooper.”

Bringing his update to a close, Durant made sure to share that he was rooting for the Warriors to win Game 6 on Thursday night, which would tie up the series against the Toronto Raptors, who are currently leading 3-2.

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The Golden State Warriors star forward will have a long road to recovery. After being forced to leave the game with what the Warriors called an Achilles injury, Durant himself announced on Wednesday that he underwent " successful " surgery to repair a ruptured Achilles tendon.

Golden State Warriors superstar Kevin Durant underwent surgery for a ruptured Achilles , he confirmed Wednesday on Instagram. Golden State president of basketball operations Bob Myers revealed following Monday night's 106-105 victory over the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the 2019

“I know my brothers can get this Game 6, and I will be cheering with dub nation while they do it,” he added.

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In a Wednesday interview with Good Morning America, Durant’s mom Wanda Durant said her heart “just sunk” after seeing her son get injured again on Monday night.

“I was excited for him because I know how much he loves the game and I know he’s been injured before, so I knew he wouldn’t jeopardize himself,” she said. “So when he told me he was ready to play I said, ‘Okay.’ “

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After her son was taken off the court, Wanda said she quickly got in touch with him.

“I talked to him five to 10 minutes afterwards,” she shared. “And he just told me not to cry. I know he worked so hard to get back to play. And he just told me he was going to be okay and don’t worry.”

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Kevin Durant underwent surgery for a ruptured right Achilles tendon, according to an Surgery was today and it was a success , EASY MONEY." Durant 's announcement came minutes after Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr told reporters that no update on Durant 's condition was available.

Most often, ruptured Achilles ’ tendons are treated with surgery . Following surgery , MLS laser therapy and physical therapy can help to speed up the Unfortunately, it can take several months to fully recover from a ruptured Achilles . Dr. Schaeffer doesn’t expect Kevin to return to the Golden State

“He’s having a rough time right now … but we’re going to be okay,” she added.

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Drake, an avid Raptors fan who was in attendance during Monday’s game, also sent the player well wishes over social media.

“Was tough for any of us to even enjoy that game tonight after seeing this transpire. Praying for our brother,” the rapper wrote on Instagram alongside a photo of Durant. “That’s my only concern tonight is your well being.”

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