KD Posts Achilles Update On Instagram, Says His Surgery Was “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,” Durant continues.

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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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Durant, who has undoubtedly turned into one of the NBA’s biggest villains in recent years, closes with a message that is sure to remind even his biggest haters that the dude is, in fact, very human.

“Its [sic] 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.”

Given the timetable of recent Achilles injuries, it’s likely we won’t see KD — whichever team he’s ultimately on — suit up for an NBA game until March or April of 2020. And while we still hope the Raptors win the NBA Finals, we wish KD nothing but the best.

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