Kevin Durant still appears to be optimistic for a playoff return.

By SI Wire
March 08, 2017

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant is expected to miss an extended period of time with a knee injury and there is no timetable for his return, he told ESPN's Chris Haynes and other reporters on Tuesday night.

"I got a boo boo playing basketball, so I'm OK," Durant said.

Watch Durant's comments below:

The Warriors announced Durant suffered a Grade 2 MCL sprain and a tibial bone bruise on Feb. 28 against the Washington Wizards. He was seen on crutches on Wednesday afternoon.

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The playoffs start in about five weeks and the Warriors are hoping to re-evaluate Durant before the end of the regular season.

Before the injury, Durant was averaging 25.3 points, 4.8 assists and 8.2 rebounds per game.

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