Rodney Hood suffers left leg injury in Game 7
Rodney Hood had to be helped off the court after suffering a left leg injury in Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinals on Sunday between his Portland Trail Blazers and the Denver Nuggets.
Hood was trying to play defense as the Nuggets brought the ball up the court in the third quarter. He was screened by Torrey Craig and grabbed at his left leg before going down to the floor.
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Hood was seen grabbing at his left knee while on the ground. He was examined by trainers and then helped off the court in Denver. He was not putting weight on his left leg after being helped off the court.
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The Blazers later announced that Hood had a hyperextended left knee and was questionable to return.
Hood has been a big factor in the series off the bench for Portland. He had 25 points in the Game 6 win in Portland. He was also the hero in the four overtime Game 3 win earlier in the series.