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Seahawks worried after Tyler Lockett goes down with knee injury

The Seattle Seahawks surrounded wide receiver Tyler Lockett as he received treatment on his knee following a scary-looking injury.

It goes to show what a respected player Tyler Lockett is that when the Seahawks receiver stayed down on the field for a long time after twisting his knee, members of both teams took a knee on the field.

Lockett appeared to fumble while being tackled with his knee turning in scary fashion.

While replay review overturned the fumble and gave the ball back to Seattle, all attention was on Lockett and his health.

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Nuggets announce Jamal Murray has torn ACL in left knee, will be out indefinitely [Video]

The Jamal Murray injury is as bad as everyone feared. The Denver Nuggets announced on Tuesday that Murray has suffered a torn ACL in his left knee, and will be out indefinitely. 

Murray hurt his knee in the Nuggets’ 116-107 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Monday night, going down with what looked to be a non-contact injury. 

Murray, 24, is in his fifth season in the NBA, and in the first year of a five-year, $158 million deal. He’s averaging 21.4 points, 4.8 assists, and 4.0 rebounds while shooting a career-high 48% from the field this season. 

Murray has struggled with with injuries this season. He’d just returned from a four-game absence on Monday, which was due to right knee soreness. Facundo Campazzo started in Murray’s place during those four games, and while he was shifted to the bench when Murray started on Monday, he’s likely to

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Joel Embiid exits Sixers game with knee injury

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) reacts after an injury during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, Friday, March 12, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
Joel Embiid will undergo an MRI soon. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid, considered by many to be frontrunner for the NBA MVP award, exited Friday’s game with an apparent left knee injury.

The injury appeared to occur as Embiid landed after a dunk, colliding with Washington Wizards guard Garrison Matthews in the paint and spinning into the air until his full body weight came down on his knee, which bent backwards.

Embiid remained down the court in obvious pain for a while. While a stretcher was wheeled out to take him off the court, he was eventually able to walk off the court under his own power, though with a noticeable limp.

The Sixers later announced the Embiid would not return to the game, while ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported the big man will undergo an MRI on what the team called a hyperextended left knee.

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