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Kevin Durant Undergoes Successful Surgery on Ruptured Achilles Tendon

Kevin Durant is done for the remainder of the NBA Finals and he has officially undergone successful surgery on a ruptured Achilles tendon.

After sustaining what looked as a very serious injury in his return in Game 5, Durant flew to New York for further testing, which showed what the Golden State Warriors feared most. The recovery time is expected to take right around a year as an Achilles tear is one of the more feared injuries around basketball.

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What’s good everybody I wanted to update you all: I did rupture my Achilles. Surgery was today and it was a success, EASY MONEY My road back starts now! I got my family and my loved ones by my side and we truly appreciate all the messages and support people have sent our way. Like I said Monday, I'm hurting deeply, but I'm OK. Basketball is my biggest love and I wanted to be out there that night because that’s what I do. I wanted to help my teammates on our quest for the three peat. Its just the way things go in this game and I'm proud that I gave it all I physically could, and I'm proud my brothers got the W. It's going to be a journey but I'm built for this. I’m a hooper I know my brothers can get this Game 6, and I will be cheering  with dub nation while they do it.

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Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN does not believe this injury will effect Durant in free agency, although it should be known that very few NBA players have ever returned from a ruptured Achilles the same.

Durant is expected to be pursued by the New York Knicks, Warriors, and Los Angeles Clippers among others this offseason.

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