The Los Angeles Clippers suffered a devastating blow on Tuesday night.
Playing in a game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, All-Star forward Paul George fell awkwardly and injured his knee.
The injury looked like something that could keep George out for an extended period.
George left the arena last night on crutches, and many wondered how long he would be out.
Luckily the injury was not as bad as it originally looked.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski, George suffered a sprained knee is will be re-evaluated in two to three weeks.
ESPN Sources: After imaging today, Clippers star Paul George has a sprained right knee and will be re-evaluated in 2-to-3 weeks. pic.twitter.com/jgYytDarfs
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) March 22, 2023
Even though this diagnosis does not seem too bad, there are a few Clippers fans that are hesitant about how long George may be out.
Was just thinking exactly about this with Kawhi in 2021. https://t.co/V5k64UZyBa
— Tomer Azarly (@TomerAzarly) March 22, 2023
The Clippers have been notoriously mysterious with injury diagnoses.
We have seen Kawhi Leonard miss an entire season with an ACL injury, despite not being reported as such from the beginning.
Even with the original diagnosis, the Clippers would be lucky to get George back before the playoffs.
They only have nine games left in the season, and three weeks would put them right after their last regular season game.
If the Clippers do not get George back this season they have no chance of winning it all.
He is their only All-Star and has been great on both ends of the floor this year.
Keep and eye on the recovery of George and if he is even able to return this season.
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