Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is expected to miss an extended period of time after an MRI revealed he has a torn labrum in his right shoulder.
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Report: MKG suffers shoulder injury
The Hornets have announced F Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has a torn labrum in his right shoulder. MKG could miss up to 6 months, according to a Yahoo! Sports report. The 2012 No. 2 overall pick averaged 10.9 points and 7.6 rebounds per game last season.
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist's injury doesn't only severely hurt the Hornets' defense and playoff hopes. It also puts the jobs of head coach Steve Clifford and GM Rich Cho in jeopardy.
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Kidd-Gilchrist dislocates shoulder
Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist suffered a dislocated right shoulder in the team's preseason game against the magic Saturday. X-rays were negative, but he has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Heat.
X-rays on Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist were negative but revealed a dislocation of his right shoulder after Kidd-Gilchrist left Saturday's exhibition win over the Magic, the team said.
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