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Thunder G Roberson suffers another setback

Updated: 01-12-2018 04:49 IST

Thunder guard Andre Roberson suffered another setback while rehabbing his surgically repaired left knee and will be re-evaluated in six weeks, the team said Friday afternoon.

During a basketball workout Thursday, the 26-year-old felt discomfort upon landing from a jump. An MRI revealed a small avulsion fracture in Roberson's left knee, and he will be re-evaluated after the six weeks, the team said.

It's the second setback while rehabbing his knee, which Roberson initially injured in January when he ruptured his patellar tendon and missed the second half of last season. In October, he underwent a procedure to alleviate irritation from a suture in the knee, and his possible return was on track for December.

According to ESPN, however, Roberson was "still some time away from a return before the setback," which didn't "entirely reset the timetable" for Roberson's return.

The Thunder are 13-7 and are in fourth place in the Western Conference ahead of Friday's game against the visiting Hawks.

--Field Level Media

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