NBA Jazz center Mehmet Okur tears Achilles following return from tendonitis rehab

Returning from Achilles tendonitis, center ruptures Achilles in first game back

Okur was injured while driving to the basket in the first half of Utah's Game 1 loss at Denver on Saturday night. Before the game, he had taken a painkilling shot to treat his Achilles tendinitis, which he had been dealing with since April 7.

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