Oklahoma City forward Kevin Durant, who is slated to miss the first 6-8 weeks of the NBA season, underwent surgery to correct a Jones fracture on his right foot, Thunder general manager Sam Presti announced.

With Thunder medical personnel present, Durant's surgery was conducted by Dr. Robert Anderson at the OrthoCarolina Foot and Ankle Clinic in Charlotte, N.C. Durant's injury will be re-evaluated in six weeks, when further decisions will be made.

In the mean

time, the Thunder will have to play without the 2013-14 MVP, who averaged 32.0 points, 7.4 rebounds and 5.5 assists. Russell Westbrook, Reggie Jackson and Steven Adams must pick up the slack until then.


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