Skip to content

Brandon Rush out for the season with torn ACL

Nov 3, 2012, 10:00 PM EDT

Brandon Rush, Shannon Brown

The way Brandon Rush reacted immediately following his ugly knee injury in the first quarter of the Warriors’ Friday night loss to the Grizzlies, it was easy to fear the worst. On Saturday, the team confirmed it.

Rush is expected to be out for the season with a torn ACL, according to his agent Mark Bartlestein. From the San Francisco Chronicle:

“It’s devastating, but we’ll put a plan together with the Warriors’ medical team, and we’ll get him back to 100 percent,” Bartelstein said. Most athletes miss between nine and 12 months after ACL surgery. “He’s crushed, as you would expect, but he’s a hard worker, and we’re going to get this right.”

Rush came down awkwardly after being hit in mid-air by Zach Randolph, and seemed to immediately know the extent of his injury. He suffered an ACL tear to his right knee while in playing in college.

Rush was more than solid in his team’s season-opening win in Phoenix, where he scored 14 points off the bench in 24 minutes. He’s doing his best to stay positive.

Latest Posts
  1. Al Horford ejected after elbow to Matthew Dellavedova’s shoulder (VIDEO)

    May 24, 2015, 9:46 PM EDT

    Al Horford Al Horford

    A trend is becoming clear: Do not mess with Dellavedova.

  2. Mitch Kupchak: Lakers “don’t have time” to build through the draft

    May 24, 2015, 6:30 PM EDT

    Mitch Kupchak Mitch Kupchak

    The Lakers will be picking second in next month’s draft.

  3. Lil B says James Harden is officially under the Based God’s curse

    May 24, 2015, 3:30 PM EDT

    James Harden James Harden

    The rapper wants Harden to apologize for stealing his dance.

  4. Stephen Curry glares at heckling Rockets fan, tells him to ‘sit down’

    May 24, 2015, 11:00 AM EDT

    Stephen Curry Stephen Curry

    Curry not only dropped 40, but he was talking back to the fans in Houston.

  5. Sixers expected to select best player available over need with No. 3 pick in 2015 NBA draft

    May 24, 2015, 9:30 AM EDT

    Sam Hinkie Press Conference Getty Images

    Depending on what happens with the first two picks, Philadelphia could fill both requirements.

  6. Warriors don’t live by 3, die by 3. They live by defense, live by defense

    May 24, 2015, 12:57 AM EDT

    Golden State Warriors v Houston Rockets - Game Three Getty Images

    There’s seemingly no solving Golden State’s dominant defense

  7. Stephen Curry drops 40, Warriors rout Rockets by 35 to take 3-0 series lead

    May 24, 2015, 12:07 AM EDT

    Golden State Warriors v Houston Rockets - Game Three Getty Images

    Houston has played well and valiantly this postseason, but the Warriors are simply better.

Featured video

Will Klay Thompson get a little help on James Harden?
Top 10 NBA Player Searches
  1. K. Irving (6662)
  2. K. Love (5594)
  3. D. Howard (5276)
  4. S. Curry (4826)
  5. D. Carroll (4237)
  1. L. James (4197)
  2. P. Beverley (3912)
  3. K. Bryant (3685)
  4. K. Durant (3586)
  5. M. Speights (3506)