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And while there have been rumors that Durant could opt-in to the final year of his contract next season and remain with Golden State, it's now being said that opting-in could be Durant's "last resort". He also restated that Durant's initial injury was to his calf and not his Achilles.
What's good everybody I wanted to update you all: I did rupture my Achilles.
My road back starts now!
If totally healthy, he is a golden ticket, a basketball panacea of sorts: arguably the best player in the league, a guaranteed victor (for all of his personality flaws), and one of only a small number of human beings on this planet who could turn a team like the Phoenix Suns from a basement dweller into a championship contender overnight.
Wanda, visibly emotional, then said she "just sunk" after seeing her son get injured again on Monday night, saying it was "hurtful to see the anguish in his eyes and he looked as though he felt somewhat dejected". "I wanted to help my teammates on our quest for a three-peat".
An anonymous fan reportedly sent flowers and a card with a get-well message for Durant to the Warriors offices, apologizing "on behalf of Canada".
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 will be a long road back for KD, who could miss the entire 2019-20 season.
The marksman has been wholeheartedly committed to returning for the Warriors, but it's been known that he does not plan to give the team a hometown discount this time around, going into a vital financial stretch of his National Basketball Association career.