LeVert was taken immediately to a local hospital for further evaluation.
He entered the game averaging 19 points per game and had developed into Brooklyn's go-to player.
Judging from the gravity of the situation, LeVert's injury was compared to that of Gordon Hayward who picked up a season-ending injury in the 6th minute of his debut game in the Boston Celtics in 2017, which was also the team's season opener.
The Nets did not set a timetable for LeVert's return, other than to say he should be back this season.
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LeVert was taken from the arena on a stretcher in the immediate aftermath of the play, and you can see just from the reactions on the faces of the players around him how bad it was. He is the only player in the league this season to convert multiple game-winning baskets with less than 10 seconds remaining in regulation or overtime. LeVert had a game-winner to beat the New York Knicks in Brooklyn's home opener on October 19 and beat the Denver Nuggets with a late bucket on Friday. The looks on the faces of his teammates gave the appearance they knew LeVert suffered a serious injury.
"It was really hard for all of us coming in the locker room". There was nothing to be said. The Nets ended up acquiring with the 20th overall pick in a trade with the Indiana Pacers for Thaddeus Young.