Cameron Payne Injury: Updates on Thunder Guard’s Foot and Return

September 29th, 2016 by Tim Daniels Leave a reply »

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Cameron Payne suffered an acute fracture in his right foot during a team scrimmage Tuesday. A timetable for his return is uncertain. 

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Payne To Visit Specialists After Fracturing Foot Thursday, Sept. 29 Erik Horne of the Oklahoman reported Thursday that Payne, who had just recovered from a separate foot injury, fractured the fifth metatarsal on a drive to the basket in the scrimmage. Horne noted there was no timeline for his return but added recovery is typically six to eight weeks. 

Payne's Status Uncertain after Frequent Injury  Royce Young of noted the 22-year-old second-year guard underwent surgery in July to repair a Jones fracture in the same foot. Horne stated the latest ailment is unrelated to that previous procedure, even though it occurred in the same metatarsal.

Payne told Horne earlier in September that he was already making steady progress in his comeback from the prior issue with an eye toward being ready for camp.

"I'm getting back into things," Payne said. "I'm shooting, jumping around, runn ...

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