Andre Roberson Injury: Updates on Thunder Guard’s Knee and Return

January 24th, 2016 by Mike Norris Leave a reply »
Oklahoma City Thunder shooting guard Andre Roberson left Sunday's game against the Brooklyn Nets after suffering a right knee sprain, per Anthony Slater of the Oklahoman.

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Roberson Exits and Does Not Return Sunday, Jan. 24 Roberson's injury left the Thunder without two starters, as Steven Adams was already out after suffering an elbow sprain Friday. Slater explained what caused the third-year pro to leave the game:

After missing a layup in the second quarter, Russell Westbrook tumbled back and fell into Andre Roberson's right knee, which bent backward. Westbrook held his back, but shook it off and returned. Roberson didn't. He limped to the bench and then locker room, not returning with what the team is calling a right knee sprain.

Kyle Singler replaced Roberson, who was averaging 5.0 points and 3.4 rebounds per game heading into Sunday's contest. Should Roberson miss any more time, Singler or Anthony Morrow will likely replace him in the starting lineup.

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