OKC Thunder: Kevin Durant to play vs. Memphis after hard fall in previous game

by Darnell Mayberry Published: January 14, 2014
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MEMPHIS — Kevin Durant will be in the Thunder lineup tonight at Memphis after being listed as questionable with a sore left wrist, an injury that stems from a hard fall in Saturday's game against Milwaukee.

Durant sat out of practice Monday but said at his team's shootaround Tuesday morning that there was never a doubt he would play against the Grizzlies.

"I'm good," Durant said. "I just took a little tumble. Everybody's done that before. So I'm good."

Thunder coach Scott Brooks said Durant felt much better Tuesday morning and participated in a portion of the shootaround.

"He's fine today," Brooks said. "He woke up feeling much better than yesterday and a couple of days ago."


by Darnell Mayberry
OKC Thunder Senior Reporter
Darnell Mayberry grew up in Langston, Okla. and is now in his third stint in the Sooner state. After a year and a half at Bishop McGuinness High, he finished his prep years in Falls Church, Va., before graduating from Norfolk State University in...
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