New York – James Horton His right femur was injured in just 43 seconds in Game 1 of the Eastern Semifinals series between the Brooklyn Nets and Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday.
He was ruled out for the rest of the game and left Barclays Center for imaging of the femur, a team spokesman said.
Horton missed more than a month with a right femoral strain during the regular season.
Horton was driving Jur holiday In the first minute of the game. As he approached the basket, Horton slowly grabbed the back of his right leg. After a while he went back to the locker room.
On April 5, Horton suffered a fracture to his right femur. Prior to that, he missed two games called “Thigh Tightness”. Horton was close to returning, when he suffered a setback in rehab on April 21, the team said.
Eventually, Horton returned to Brooklyn on May 12. He missed a total of 21 games, playing in two before the start of the post-season.
“Our mood is that if we can get healthy for this postseason, we’re right there,” Horton said on May 6th. “We have a chance.”