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2017 NBA Injuries

2017 NBA Injuries

Basketball season has ended and the NBA awards have also come to a close. However, people are already talking about the next season. New players have been drafted and old players are switching teams. Unfortunately, player injury is also going to play a huge part in determining how teams will perform next season. That’s why compiled a list of a few players that got injured this season.

Kawhi Leonard – San Antonio Spurs

Leonard was injured in the Western Conference Finals against the Golden State Warriors. Leonard originally injured his ankle in Game 5 of the Western Conference Semifinals against the Houston Rockets. In the third quarter of Game 1 against the Warriors, Leonard twisted his ankle coming down on Zaza Pachulia after attempting a jump shot.

Blake Griffin – Los Angeles Clippers

Blake Griffin has a toe injury that may keep him on the bench until December. Griffin has also sustained other injuries prior to his toe injury.

Derrick Rose – New York Knicks

Derrick Rose has suffered yet another knee injury. An MRI revealed a torn meniscus in his left knee. His injury will require arthroscopic surgery and recovery time is expected to be around four to eight weeks.

Chris Bosh – Miami Heat

A league source claims that an NBA doctor has diagnosed Chris Bosh with a career-ending illness. However, it has yet to be confirmed yet. Bosh was out due to a strained calf muscle, but later found he had blood clots. Stay tuned, Bosh may be able to play next season.
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