Here’s your Christmas lump of coal: Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant is out of today’s game against the San Antonio Spurs with a sprained right ankle.
Multiple media outlets have reported the news after The Oklahoman’s Darnell Mayberry learned last night that the reigning MVP was unlikely to play:
Kevin Durant's listed as out for the Christmas Day game at San Antonio. His status could change, but for now the team is listing him as out.
— Darnell Mayberry (@DarnellMayberry) December 24, 2014
This will be the fourth straight game Durant has missed since twisting his right ankle in a loss to the Golden State Warriors last week. The Thunder are 1-2 in his stead, and each contest has been decided by four points or fewer.
The Spurs will be without Durant’s Finals MVP counterpart, Kawhi Leonard. The 23 year-old is suffering from a torn ligament in his right hand that has sidelined him indefinitely.
Oklahoma City and San Antonio tip-off at 2:30EST on ABC.
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