Brooklyn Nets guard Caris LeVert suffered a gruesome injury on Monday night that appeared to be as bad anything we’ve seen in the NBA.
Thankfully, on Tuesday he got some good news, which is that the injury wasn’t quite as bad as it appeared. He won’t need surgery to repair his dislocated right foot and is expected to return later this season.
No surgery for LeVert and he is expected to make a return this season. LeVert flew home with the Nets from Minneapolis last night, went to hospital in New York and ran tests that showed no fractures and moderate ligament damage. https://t.co/1XdHuAxZN8
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) November 13, 2018
On Tuesday evening, the 24-year-old took to his Twitter account to thank God, and his fans, while expressing his gratitude that it’s not as bad as it could have been. He also shared his excitement to return to action, whenever that occurs.
I just want to thank God above all things b/c despite how bad the injury looked, it could’ve been a lot worse. Thanks to all for the prayers, messages, love, support for both my family & me. We appreciate you all! Can’t wait to get back out there with my brothers!!! @BrooklynNets pic.twitter.com/ZaOYO8WKl6
— Caris LeVert (@CarisLeVert) November 14, 2018
Before being injured on Monday night, LeVert was having a phenomenal season for the Nets. He averaged 18.4 points, 4.3 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 1.2 steals per game, appearing in 14 games.