Originally posted on Sports Injury Alert  |  Last updated 12/12/13
In last night's 116-100 road win over the Memphis Grizzlies, Oklahoma City Thunder rookie reserve center Steven Adams twisted and sprained his right ankle early in the fourth quarter. Adams did not return to the game but was seen walking without any aid in the locker room after the game, all of this according to Anthony Slater of The Oklahoman.Adams has been a big part of Oklahoma City's inside rotation so far this season. In 21 games, two of them starts, he has averaged 4.1 points, 4.8 rebounds and has shot 50% from the field while averaging 16 minutes per game.If Adams has to miss anytime, the beneficiary of that situation could be Hasheem Thabeet. So far this season Thabeet has appeared in only three games. In those three contests he has averaged eight minutes, 1.3 points and 2.3 rebounds.The fact that Adams was walking without any devices and his limp wasn't keeping him from walking around should be encouraging. The Thunder have an off-day today and will then make a decision o...
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