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Kevin Durant shares photo of him recovering from ruptured Achilles

This Wednesday, Kevin Durant shared a photo and some inspiring words during his recovery from a devastating Achilles rupture in game 5 of their NBA finals series against the Raptors.

According to the post, Durant’s surgery today was a success and he plans to get back on the court as soon as he can.

“My road back starts now! I got my family and my loved ones by my side and we truly appreciate all the messages and support people have sent our way.”

He also showed support to his team who will play the sixth game of the NBA finals this Thursday at Oracle Arena.

“It’s just the way things go in this game and I’m proud that I gave it all I physically could, and I’m proud my brothers got the W,” he said, “It’s going to be a journey but I’m built for this. I’m a hooper
I know my brothers can get this Game 6, and I will be cheering with dub nation while they do it.”

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What’s good everybody I wanted to update you all: I did rupture my Achilles. Surgery was today and it was a success, EASY MONEY My road back starts now! I got my family and my loved ones by my side and we truly appreciate all the messages and support people have sent our way. Like I said Monday, I'm hurting deeply, but I'm OK. Basketball is my biggest love and I wanted to be out there that night because that’s what I do. I wanted to help my teammates on our quest for the three peat. Its just the way things go in this game and I'm proud that I gave it all I physically could, and I'm proud my brothers got the W. It's going to be a journey but I'm built for this. I’m a hooper I know my brothers can get this Game 6, and I will be cheering  with dub nation while they do it.

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Medlineplus.gov says a ruptured Achilles tendon can take 2 to 3 weeks or as long 6 weeks to fully heal.

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