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SportReport: Kevin Durant had surgery to repair ruptured Achilles

23:20  12 june  2019
23:20  12 june  2019 Source:   sports.yahoo.com

Warriors running low on time for Kevin Durant’s return

Warriors running low on time for Kevin Durant’s return Nearly a month after the Warriors dubbed forward Kevin Durant’s right calf strain “mild,” they have yet to clear Durant to scrimmage — much less play an NBA Finals game. The lingering uncertainty surrounding the two-time Finals MVP’s health has left some within the organization questioning whether they’ll see Durant — an unrestricted free agent this summer — in a Golden State uniform again. Asked Thursday when he expects Durant to participate in a scrimmage, Warriors head coach Steve Kerr was vague, saying only, “I think that’s something that will happen in the coming days.

Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant says on social media he underwent surgery for a ruptured right Achilles tendon. Dominique Wilkins had an Achilles tear happen to him at the peak of his career and he arguably was as good Information from The Associated Press was used in this report .

Kevin Durant shared on Instagram that has a ruptured right Achilles tendon. Share this The Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant posted a photo of himself on Instagram after surgery to repair his ruptured Achilles on Wednesday.

Report: Kevin Durant had surgery to repair ruptured Achilles© Provided by Oath Inc. Kevin Durant left Game 5 of the NBA Finals with an injury to his right Achilles, and now we know the full diagnosis. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images) According to Shams Charania of the Athletic, Kevin Durant sustained a ruptured right Achilles tendon on Monday night during Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors, and has already undergone surgery to repair it.

Durant, 30, exited Game 5 in the second quarter after landing awkwardly on his right leg and going down to the ground in obvious pain. He limped back to the locker room and was seen leaving Scotiabank Arena on crutches with a walking boot. The Warriors previously announced that Durant had suffered an Achilles injury, but were unable to offer a more specific diagnosis until Tuesday’s MRI.

An up-close look at the night that may have changed Kevin Durant’s career forever

An up-close look at the night that may have changed Kevin Durant’s career forever Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant walked onto the court an hour before tipoff of Game 5 against the Toronto Raptors on Monday night. He was preparing to do his pregame workout ritual. It was the first time in over a month — since sustaining a right calf injury in Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals — that the 10-time All-Star worked out in a public setting. Over the past two weeks, Durant fought valiantly to push up his return date. With his team down 3-1 in the NBA Finals, he wanted to give it a go and the team doctors subsequently cleared him.

Kevin Durant has undergone surgery to repair a ruptured Achilles after exiting Game 5 of the NBA Finals with an injury, he announced ESPN's Ramona Shelburne and Adrian Wojnarowski reported late an MRI will show it is likely a torn right Achilles tendon. Before his Game 5 appearance, Durant

Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors announced on Instagram that he underwent successful surgery Wednesday to repair the Achilles ’ tendon in his right leg that had ruptured two days earlier during Game 5 of the N.B.A. finals. Durant played in the game Monday night in Toronto after missing

Game 5 was Durant’s first game in over month. He strained his right calf in Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals back in early May and had been out ever since.

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