Posted March 27, 2013 on AP on Fox
Utah Jazz center Enes Kanter left the court in obvious pain against the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday night with what team officials said was a dislocated left shoulder. An MRI is scheduled for Thursday morning. Kanter was biting hard into his mouthpiece, supporting his left arm and stopped courtside as if he wanted to try to pop the joint back into place. Head trainer Gary Briggs led him to the locker room shortly thereafter. The injury occurred while the 6-foot-11, 248-pound Kanter was diving for a loose ball with 10:23 left in the half. He collided with Suns center Hamed Haddadi, who is listed at 7-2, 265 pounds. Kanter, a second-year pro, is averaging 7.3 points and 4.4 rebounds for Utah while playing with the second unit.

Gah! Enes Kanter suffers dislocated shoulder and it was obvious to all (video)

When Utah Jazz center Enes Kanter made his first appearance in his team’s game against the Phoenix Suns during the second quarter, little did he know that a mere few minutes later he would suffer a ghastly shoulder dislocation. To be honest, at first look, the play that resulted in the injury appeared fairly innocuous. Kanter simply was going to the floor in an effort to gain control...

Enes Kanter suffers nasty-looking dislocated shoulder (Picture)

Enes Kanter has one of the best senses of humor in the NBA, but the Utah Jazz center had very little to smile about during his team’s win over the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday night. Kanter played only three minutes in the game before suffering a dislocated left shoulder. As you can see from the photo above that Deadspin passed along, it did not look comfortable. Kanter suffered the...

Jazz center Enes Kanter dislocates shoulder against Suns (Video)

For those of you who are a tad squeamish, you might want to check out another post on this quality NBA website but for the rest of you, get ready to see a dislocated shoulder.It happened during Wednesday night's Phoenix Suns/Utah Jazz game in the second quarter of play as Utah's Enes Kanter attempted to corral a loose ball.Watch as Kanter gets tangled up with Phoenix'...

Utah Jazz: Al Jefferson to Sign or Not to Sign

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Jazz’s Enes Kanter Out Indefinitely With Dislocated Shoulder

According to the Utah Jazz, second-year center, Enes Kanter, is out indefinitely with a dislocated left shoulder. Kanter was examined by the Utah Jazz medical staff and underwent a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) test on his left shoulder on Thursday. The MRI test confirmed a dislocation of his left shoulder. Kanter did not travel with the team for Friday night’s game at Portland...

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Lakers, Jazz gear up for stretch run for 8th seed

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Utah Jazz: Fight for the Playoffs: Week 1

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Jazz pull away to deal Suns fourth straight loss

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Al Jefferson and Gordon Hayward scored 25 points apiece and the Utah Jazz defeated the Phoenix Suns 103-88 on Wednesday night to stay within a game of the eighth-place Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference playoff battle. Utah (36-36) used a 10-0 run to open the fourth quarter and led by as many as 19 while outscoring Phoenix 56-32 in the paint. Jefferson...

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