Hawks’ Trae Younger to have MRI on sprained proper ankle

Trae Young Hawks Bucks

Trae Young Hawks Bucks

Trae Younger #11 of the Atlanta Hawks holds his ankle after an harm throughout the second half in recreation three of the Jap Convention Finals in opposition to the Milwaukee Bucks at State Farm Enviornment on June 27, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. Todd Kirkland/Getty Pictures/AFP (Picture by Todd Kirkland / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty Pictures through AFP)

Atlanta Hawks star Trae Younger is headed for an MRI on his sprained proper ankle.

The Hawks misplaced Recreation 3 to the visiting Milwaukee Bucks 113-102 of their Jap Convention finals sequence on Sunday night time, however they hope they haven’t misplaced Younger for Recreation 4 on Tuesday, additionally in Atlanta. The Bucks lead the sequence 2-1.

Younger mentioned he would bear an MRI on Monday.

He suffered the harm when he stepped on an official’s foot late within the third quarter.

Younger had made a move close to the 3-point line and took a step again when he inadvertently bought too near the official. Younger sat on the court docket for a couple of moments earlier than hobbling to the locker room with 29.3 seconds left within the third quarter having scored 32 factors.

He returned to the court docket with 8:44 left within the fourth quarter however wasn’t in a position to regain his effectiveness, hitting just one 3-pointer the remainder of the way in which.

“It’s hurting, it’s irritating …” Younger advised reporters after the sport. “I bought some remedy on it. I’m gonna go get some extra within the morning. That’s all I can do proper now, is get remedy.

“After I got here again in, it was simply kinda sore. It made me mad; I couldn’t actually go as quick as I needed to. And once I did, it damage.”

Younger referenced his “blow-by velocity” was lacking.

“That’s a giant a part of my recreation is my capability to blow by anyone. If you’re on the left facet and also you’re making an attempt to blow by, you’ve bought to make use of your proper foot.”

Pending the MRI outcomes, Younger’s standing stays unsure.

“I’m going to get as a lot remedy as I can,” Younger mentioned.

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