Durant announces on IG that he ruptured his Achilles, underwent surgery

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By 95.7 THE GAME

Kevin Durant ruptured his Achilles, and underwent surgery, as he announced via his Instagram account on Wednesday afternoon.

A post shared by 35 (@easymoneysniper) on Jun 12, 2019 at 12:54pm PDT
Just before Durant's post, Kerr said there was no news on the injury front:

Steve says there’s no news on Kevin pic.twitter.com/8NkZS7jr9i

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About three hours after Durant posted the news on Instagram, the Warriors sent out an official injury update, confirming the player's breakdown of the situation:

"Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, who exited Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday with 9:46 remaining in the second quarter due to a right Achilles injury, underwent an MRI yesterday in New York. The MRI confirmed that Durant has suffered a ruptured Achilles. As a result of the injury, he underwent surgery today at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. The surgery was performed by Dr. Martin O’Malley. The surgery was successful and Durant is recovering well."