Kevin Durant (ankle) anticipated to overlook 2-3 weeks, sources say
Phoenix Suns star Kevin Durant is anticipated to overlook two to 3 weeks due to a left ankle damage, sources instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Thursday.
The group mentioned in a launch that Durant has a left ankle sprain and can be reevaluated in three weeks.
Durant, who had an MRI on Thursday, slipped and injured his ankle throughout pregame warmups Wednesday, knocking him out of what was alleged to be his first dwelling sport with the Suns.
He left the Footprint Center in a strolling boot after Phoenix defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 132-101.
“I feel bad for him because he feels bad,” Suns coach Monty Williams mentioned after the sport. “I saw his face and — I’ve been around him so many times — I know what he’s feeling, and I don’t want him feeling that way at all.”
Durant has performed in three video games with the Suns since being acquired from the Brooklyn Nets, averaging 26.7 factors, 7.3 rebounds and three.7 assists. Durant has shot 69% with Phoenix in these three victories — the best discipline objective share in a participant’s first three video games with a group in NBA historical past (minimal of 40 discipline objectives tried), in accordance with ESPN Stats & Information.