Warriors Announced Kevin Durant Rib Injury, Not Playing for 2 Weeks
The Golden State Warriors continue to deal with its injured players and just recently, the team announced that their forward Kevin Durant would not be playing until March 29.
The 29-year-old 10-year NBA veteran player suffered from a rib fracture.
According from the latest news report about Kevin Durant through sportingnews.com, the Golden State Warriors made an announcement on Friday that their star forward is not playing due to his rib cartilage fracture.
On this, he will be out for at least two weeks.
“This morning it was just really, really sore, so I wanted to take a look at it, and then that’s what the MRI showed,” said Durant when he talked with the media last Friday as quoted by the news online. “Hopefully it gets better the next week or so and we’ll see what happens,” he added.
He obtained his injury against the Minnesota Timberwolves last Sunday and the team decided not to force him play last Friday. His rib sore and felt the discomfort, which afterwards the result of his MRI revealed the status of his injured rib cartilage.
The Warriors need to play in their next games without injured Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson as well.
The team currently positioned on the 2nd spot of the Western Conference division, behind the leader Toronto Raptors.
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