Center Enes Kanter suffered a separated shoulder on a hard hit under the basket by Thunder center Steven Adams. He showed up to the post-game press conference with a giant sling.
Kanter just told us he separated his shoulder and he had an injection at halftime. pic.twitter.com/ns9h8h98FP— E. García Gundersen (@Erik_Gundersen) April 24, 2019
His arm was in a sling during the post-game press conference, in which he stated his intention to play through the pain:
Kanter had 13 points and 13 rebounds at halftime, while also struggling with a leg injury. Over the first round series, he averaged 13.3 points and 9.8 rebounds.