Charlotte Hornets fans' fears were again realized Thursday afternoon. As first reported by Spencer Percy of Queen City Hoops and subsequently confirmed by the team, a magnetic resonance imaging exam revealed that Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has once again torn the labrum in his right shoulder and that he will be re-evaluated after the All-Star break.
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Kidd-Gilchrist first tore the labrum during an October preseason game, and made a somewhat startling return to the Hornets' lineup last month, nearly two months ahead of the expected recovery timetable laid out at the time of his initial surgery. Just seven games after coming back, though, Kidd-Gilchrist reinjured the shoulder during Wednesday's visit to Bankers Life Fieldhouse to take on the Indiana Pacers:
The famously hard-charging MKG suffered the injury after Pacers center Ian Mahinmi fell on him in the chase for a loose ball. He stayed down untilRead More »from MKG tears labrum in right shoulder again, may need surgery