Report: Thunder center Kendrick Perkins played with partially torn groin

Friday June 22nd, 2012

Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins played against the Los Angeles Lakers, San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat while suffering from a partially torn groin, reports Yahoo! Sports writer Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter.


Perkins' inconsistent play earned some criticism, and some media members questioned why Perkins, and not shot-blocking force Serge Ibaka, was playing so much late in games. The injury may help explain Perkins' up-and-down performance, but it also raises some questions about Perkins' playing time.

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