MEMPHIS, TN - MAY 13: Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder fouls Mike Conley #11 of the Memphis Grizzlies in Game Six of the Western Conference Semifinals in the 2011 NBA Playoffs at FedExForum on May 13, 2011 in Memphis, Tennessee. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Mike Conley suffered an ankle injury during Wednesday night's loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder. Conley is expected to several days of practice along with a couple of games, according to preliminary reports.
Mike Conley had to take a seat rather early in Wednesday night's Memphis Grizzlies loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder due to a rolled ankle. Video of the injury looked horrendous, but the point guard apparently believes the injury looked a lot worse than it actually ended up being.
Conley had been favoring his left ankle since injuring it during the preseason, but had to miss nearly the entire game after coming down on the foot of Kendrick Perkins during the first play of Wednesday night's affair. After the game, speculation was that he could be forced to miss a couple of games, according to the Commercial Appeal.
But now it looks as if Conley will miss several days, and perhaps the next two games. The ankle is swollen and Conley wore a walking boot after the game.
"It scared me at first," Conley said. "I tried to run on it but it just wasn't feeling good."
For those that missed exactly what happened, CBS Sports provided video of the injury: