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A quick moment of frustration is going to cost Enes Kanter and the Oklahoma City Thunder big time. During the second quarter, Kanter was angry and took it out on a chair on the Thunder bench. He punched the chair but just before his hand connected with the chair, it moved just slightly, which led him to punch a harder part then he had anticipated.


#EnesKanter could miss up to 2 months after he fractured his forearm punching a chair ???

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After the game it was revealed Kanter sustained a fractured forearm and is likely to miss about 6-8 weeks. The injury comes at a bad time for the Thunder.

The loss of Kanter is a significant blow to the team’s Western Conference playoff chase. He’s averaged 14.6 points and 6.8 rebounds for the Thunder. Kanter is also the team’s most productive bench player. The Thunder are 28-19 and holding onto the sixth seed in the Western Conference.

Don’t be surprised if the Thunder start to take a tumble down the standings. There isn’t much more Russell Westbrook can do so other guys will have to step up but even still, replacing Kanter’s impact off the bench will be very difficult.