Originally written January 31, 2012 on The Sports Bank:
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The Big Ten’s leading rebounder, and best player on the nation’s 9th ranked team may be out for awhile. Michigan State forward Draymond Green seriously hurt his left leg in tonight’s mild upset loss to the Illini, and left the game with 3:50 left, unable to walk on his own power. Green was down on the Assembly Hall floor in Champaign for quite awhile, and after examination was able to hop over on his one good leg to the MSU bench. “I have no idea, he didn’t walk off, that’s for sure. I’m not sure exactly what it is, they’ll examine him,” Spartans Coach Tom Izzo said. Tomorrow, we’ll know more, but it looks like he’ll be out for awhile. According to a tweet from MSU beat writer for MLive.com Diamond Leung “Green just left the arena on crutches and had his left knee iced. He’ll be evaluated in the morning.” “You hope for Draymond Green that he’s ok, you don’t want anyone like that to be hurt. But you have to take advantage of that when he’s gone,” said Illini coach Bruce W
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