Kevin Durant underwent a procedure Sunday on his surgically repaired right foot to help alleviate soreness and discomfort, the team announced.
He will be re-evaluated in a week.
Durant has been battling through pain the last few weeks, but with the situation not improving, the decision was made to look into alternatives to help.
The important part: Durant’s fracture has healed “perfectly” according to Sam Presti, and this issue with soreness is in an unrelated area of his foot. It’s basically just part of the recovery process. To be exact, the screw Durant had inserted is rubbing against another (unrelated) bone, causing soreness. So he had a new screw put in that has a different head on it which is expected to help address some of that pain.
Here’s Presti’s statement on it: Keep Reading…