Sixers lose Danny Green to muscle injury

Danny Green dropped out of victory 111-127 by the Philadelphia 76ers at the home of the Atlanta Hawks with discomfort in the right calf. The veteran forward, with 12 years of league experience and three championships under his belt, retired after four minutes of play after suffering the leg strain.

“It is a calf injury. And for my title of doctor, I tell you they are not easy injuries”, Assessed Doc Rivers after the meeting. Green witnessed the match from the bench in the second half with a protective boot on his damaged leg.

The three-time NBA champion averages 4.5 points in the tie second round, with a poor 1 of 9 on triples. In the second game, yes, distributed 8 assists, his most in a playoffs.

“The next guy has to step up”, Rivers warned. “I don’t know who it will be, and I’m not completely ruling it out, but almost. I don’t think I can play the next game. “

Matisse Thybulle he substituted for Green in the match but it was the Turk Furkan korkmaz who plugged his hole with a great game of 14 points and a +24 valuation, his highest score in a playoffs.

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