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Nate Oats updates status of Kool-Aid McKinstry, James Rojas and Nimari Burnett

Alabama football cornerbacks Kool-Aid McKinstry and Terrion Arnold have not yet joined the Tide’s basketball team, and there is not a timetable for that to happen. McKinstry and Arnold, both freshmen, both planned to play two sports when they enrolled at Alabama last year. McKinstry played basketball at Pinson Valley High School, while Arnold played at John Paul II Catholic High School in Tallahassee.
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Alabama's Nimari Burnett to miss season after knee surgery

Alabama transfer guard Nimari Burnett will miss the season after having surgery on his right knee. Coach Nate Oats said Burnett had successful surgery Tuesday, performed by Dr. Lyle Cain of Andrews Sports Medicine at St. Vincent's Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama. The 6-foot-4, 190-pound sophomore transferred from Texas Tech, where...

Alabama guard Nimari Burnett suffers season-ending knee injury

Alabama men's basketball guard Nimari Burnett, who joined the program after transferring from Texas Tech, suffered a knee injury that will keep him sidelined for the 2021-22 season, head coach Nate Oats announced Wednesday. The 6-4, 190-pound sophomore underwent successful surgery on his right knee Tuesday and is expected to make a full recovery.

Alabama Basketball: How will the Crimson Tide replace Nimari Burnett?

Alabama Basketball announced some unfortunate news on Wednesday morning confirming that guard Nimari Burnett had suffered a season-ending knee injury. Burnett, a transfer from Texas Tech, spent his freshman season a year ago with the Red Raiders appearing in 12 games where he averaged 5.3 PPG, 1.8 RPG, and 1.4 SPG. A former five-star recruit, Burnett announced he was transferring to Alabama in the offseason where he was expected to play a big-role in the Crimson Tide’s 2021-22 backcourt.

Alabama guard Nimari Burnett in ‘good spirits’ after suffering torn ACL

Alabama guard Nimari Burnett suffered a torn ACL during practice over the weekend and is underwent season-ending surgery on Tuesday in Birmingham. “I’m in good spirits,” said Burnett, who transferred from Texas Tech in April. One source close to Burnett said “He will come back better.”. Burnett averaged 5.3 points...

Nimari Burnett Out for Season with Torn ACL

The Alabama Crimson Ride will be without their new transfer Nimari Burnett. It was announced the guard tore his ACL and will miss the season. He was expected to have a fairly large role with Nate Oats’ teams this year, but now the focus shifts to recovery and getting ready for the 2022-23 college basketball season. Burnett is coming off a lackluster season with the Texas Tech Red Raiders and was hoping for a fresh start with the Alabama program. He is a former top recruit and now he has to wait a year to establish himself.

Alabama guard Nimari Burnett to miss season with knee injury

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WBRC) - Alabama Crimson Tide guard Nimari Burnett will miss the upcoming season after suffering a knee injury. Head Coach Nate Oats said Burnett underwent successful surgery on his right knee on Tuesday. His surgery was performed at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Birmingham. “We are certainly disappointed for...
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Nimari Burnett injures knee, likely to miss 2021-22 season

Nate Oats assembled his deepest roster to date over the summer, and that depth is going to be tested in ways no one ever wanted. Former five-star guard Nimari Burnett, who transferred in from Texas Tech, has a knee injury that will likely cause him to miss the season. From...