Drake Salutes Kevin Durant After Devastating Achilles Injury

Drake Salutes Kevin Durant After Devastating Achilles Injury

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Drake consoled Kevin Durant after his injury.

One of the most exciting NBA Finals games in years went down on Monday, June 10th, between the Golden State Warriors and the Toronto Raptors. Unfortunately, that game will be known as the Kevin Durant game.

Warriors defeated the Raptors 106-105 in Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. The win was largely due to a heroic effort from Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, who went for 31 and 26. Durant played his first game in weeks. but was injured in the second quarter. It hasn’t been confirmed yet, but it seems like Durant suffered an Achilles tendon tear.

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One person who saw everything up close was Candian rapper and Raptors Global Ambassador Drake, who has had a friendly rivalry with the Warriors.

He was the first to console Durant:

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After the game, Drake wrote a heartfelt message to Durant on his Instagram:


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Was tough for any of us to even enjoy that game tonight after seeing this transpire. Praying for our brother. That’s my only concern tonight is your well being. “The game needs me” is an understatement when it comes to 35. Please wish the best for this true warrior. 🙏🏽

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Nice sportsmanship.

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