Porzingis leaves Knicks game with apparent ankle injury

ABS-CBN Sports on Nov 30, 2017 09:05 AM
Porzingis leaves Knicks game with apparent ankle injury
FILE - NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 20: Kristaps Porzingis #6 of the New York Knicks is introduced prior to the game against the LA Clippers on November 20, 2017 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

NEW YORK (AP) — Forward Kristaps Porzingis left the Knicks' game against Miami in the first quarter Wednesday night (Thursday, PHL time) with a sprained right ankle.

Porzingis was chasing a ball near the baseline and Miami's Justise Winslow stepped on his foot, which turned awkwardly. The Knicks called time and after teammate Jarrett Jack went to check on him near the Heat bench, Porzingis was helped to the locker room.

X-rays were negative and the Knicks said Porzingis was available to return.

The Knicks' leading scorer was off to a strong start, making his first two shots in the opening minutes.

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