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Kevin Durant has foot surgery; Thunder expects him back by playoffs
Kevin Durant has foot surgery; Thunder expects him back by playoffs

Kevin Durant had surgery Sunday to alleviate pain in his right foot, and the Oklahoma City Thunder expects him to return during the regular season. A screw was replaced from his October operation for a broken bone in the right foot. Thunder General Manager Sam Presti said the star forward, last season's NBA most valuable player, will be evaluated again within a week. Presti said the head of the original screw was rubbing against the cuboid bone in the foot, causing discomfort Durant has played in just 27 games this season because of the broken foot, sprained right ankle and sprained left big toe. He said the right foot was sore after Thursday night's game against Dallas. ...

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