PHILADELPHIA Philadelphia 76ersForward Danny GreenFor the remainder of Game 6 against the Eastern Conference semifinalists in Philadelphia, is out Miami HeatA left knee injury.
Sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski that there is significant concern that Green sustained a serious injury. An MRI will be performed on Green to determine the extent of possible injury.
Green, who will be turning 35 next month suffered the injury while playing for the 76ers. Joel EmbiidInadvertently, Green fell into his left foot after trying to take a shot. Green immediately grabbed his leg in pain, and was eventually lifted to Philadelphia's locker area.
The crowd cheered his name as he was taken off. They then gasped audibly when the replay was displayed on the scoreboard at Wells Fargo Center.
Green is in his 13th NBA year and has been crucial to Philadelphia's playoff run. Green was able to make the full-time starting roster late in the regular season. Matisse ThybulleIneligible to play for Toronto because he was not fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Green averaged nearly 29 minutes per game, and he hit 40% of his 3-pointers in the 11 postseason games that he played before Thursday's game.
The Sixers are currently down 3-2 in the series and will face elimination Thursday night.