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The Pop Heard Around the NBA

Most everyone has heard about the “Shot Heard Round the World” which occurred July 29, 1775, and marked the start of the American Revolution.  Monday night NBA fans young and old were made painfully aware of the “Pop Heard Around the NBA.” With about ten minutes remaining in the second quarter of game 5 of the NBA finals, Kevin Durant’s right calf popped and the video has been shown everywhere.  Was this latest injury preventable? Should Durant have even been playing?  Was Durant rushed back from a calf strain he suffered during game 5 of the Warriors playoff game against the Rockets about a month ago?  I am sure these questions and many more will be asked and debated during the long period of recovery that Durant is now facing.

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