Kevin Durant Suffers Knee Injury

ABC7 News

ABC7 News

Morgan Amos, Writer

On Wednesday, the Golden State Warriors announced that one of their players, Kevin Durant, has suffered from a Grade 2 MCL sprain and tibial bone bruise. Unfortunately, he will indefinitely be temporarily out for this season. In a month, Durant will be re-evaluated.

There has yet to be a timetable for his return, but it was noted that there was a chance he could be back before the end of the regular season.

Jeff Goodman of ESPN reported that Kevin Durant is expected back for the postseason, multiple sources told ESPN. “It’s not as bad as it looked,” one source said.”

Durant was forced to leave during Tuesday night’s loss against the Washington Wizards after Zaza Pachulia fell into his left knee in the first quarter. That evening he had an MRI scan. The injury turned out to be much less worse than first feared, though Durant isn’t cleared to play again just yet.

Currently Durant is the team leader in points (25.3), rebounds (8.2), and blocks (1.6) per game. Losing him for any amount of time is a major blow for the warriors.

Hopefully, Kevin Durant goes through a quick recovery, and will be back on the court in no time.