Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Injury: Updates on Hornets Star’s Ankle and Return

March 28th, 2015 by Mike Chiari Leave a reply »

The Charlotte Hornets are battling for their playoff lives, but their fight got a bit tougher Friday night when do-everything forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist went down with an ankle injury.

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Kidd-Gilchrist Could Miss 7-10 DaysAnkle Ailment Saturday, March 28 The Hornets announced Kidd-Gilchrist is out for the team's game against the Hawks on Saturday and could miss 7-10 days with an ankle injury:

The Hornets dropped a 110-107 thriller Friday night against the Washington Wizards in double overtime, but injury was added to insult when MKG was forced to leave the contest.

According to Rick Bonnell of The Charlotte Observer, the former No. 2 overall draft pick exited the game and did not return due to a sprained ankle:

Although the severity of the injury has yet to be determined, Bonnell noted that Kidd-Gilchrist looked to be in considerable discomfort:

Kidd-Gilchrist truly seems to be reaching his potential at 21 years of age as he is averaging nearly 11 points and eight rebounds per game. He is also a defensive fiend, which is why Charlotte is ...

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