The Dallas Mavericks received a little bit of dangerous information earlier this week when star guard Luka Doncic suffered a left ankle sprain of their Monday evening win over the Denver Nuggets.
There’s excellent news, although, Mavs followers! In response to ESPN’s Tim MacMahon, the Mavericks imagine the ankle damage is “not too critical.”
MacMahon additionally reported that Doncic will miss a while, however the Mavs hope it’s “not an prolonged stretch.”
Doncic will miss a minimum of one recreation, as he’s already been dominated out by the Mavericks for his or her Wednesday evening recreation towards the Phoenix Suns (10-3).
Dallas will undoubtedly miss Doncic’s contributions, as he’s been the most effective gamers within the NBA since his rookie season in 2018-19. By 4 seasons, Doncic has averaged 25.7 factors, 8.4 rebounds, and seven.7 assists per recreation.
Doncic has additionally already been named to 2 All-Star groups and two All-NBA groups, and along with his numbers early on this season, he may simply up these numbers to 3. Doncic is averaging 24.9 factors, 8.3 rebounds and seven.9 assists per recreation to this point this season.
The Mavs have had a powerful begin to the season beneath new head coach Jason Kidd, and are at the moment third within the Western Convention with a file of 9-4.