Kevin Durant, the Golden State Warriors powerful forward will not be able to play for the team’s Sunday match up against the Brooklyn Nets because of an injury due to sprained left ankle, according to Chris Haynes of ESPN.com.
Durant said that he is not sure if he will be able to play with his team mates against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday. History of Kevin Durant’s injury since he is still playing with the OKC. In the 2014-15 of his season, he was very limited to 27 games only by a trio of surgeries on his right foot.
During his first year with the Warriors after he suffered a Grade 2 MCL sprain he already missed 20 games. Durant has appeared in 15 of 16 games on this season 2017-2018, with his absence Nov. 8 against the Minnesota Timberwolves due to a left thigh contusion.
But when a healthy Durant is at his best, he averages of 24.9 points, 7.0 rebounds, 4.9 assists and 2.2 blocks per game while shooting 53.3 percent from the field and 42.2 percent from three-point range.
While he is not going to play, Andre Iguodala, Patrick McCaw and Omri Casspi should step up and play big roles on the perimeter. Nick Young should also do his best and continues his 3’s to win the game.
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