Inside Kevin Durant’s MCL sprain: ‘It feels like you got cut’

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New York Daily News

NEW YORK — An MCL sprain feels like a scar. It feels like you got cut. It’s an immediate sharp pain followed by an extended dull pain. And when the pain goes away after a few days, so does the range of motion. So does the knee functionality. So does the idea of playing basketball. That’s what really sets you back. Kevin Durant re-watched his injury on film. It was a bang-bang play at the end of the third quarter of Brooklyn’s Jan. 8 victory over the Miami Heat. He was under the rim, not guarding anyone in particular, when Jimmy Butler beat Seth Curry off the dribble and challenged Nic Claxton …

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