Are NBA Point Guards Okay?

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Luka Doncic’s ankle has been a major problem for the Dallas Mavericks since joining the NBA in 2018. His four-time NBA All-Star has suffered multiple sprains throughout his career, most recently dealing with pain in his left ankle. Luckily, he hasn’t missed too many games in his 2022-23 season. However, that may change as his injury appears to be worsening.

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During the Mavericks’ game against the Phoenix Suns on Jan. 26, superstar Ballor fell off the floor with an apparent sprained ankle in the first quarter. Here’s everything we know about what happened and the latest on Luca’s injury.

Luka Doncic injured his ankle during the Mavs-Suns game.Source: YouTube

Luka lined up in the locker room after injuring his ankle during the Mavs vs. Suns game.

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Mavericks head coach Jason Kidd has provided an update on Luka’s ankle injury.

A few minutes into the game, Luka stepped on a Suns player’s foot during a pivot. He staggered around the court until the Mavericks called a timeout to take his 23-year-old point out of the game. Luca immediately limped into the locker room with Casey Smith, the Mavs’ director of player health and performance.

At the end of the first quarter, TNT’s Chris Haynes reported that Luka suffered a sprained left ankle.

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After the Mavs’ 99-95 victory over the Suns, head coach and 10-time NBA All-Star Jason Kidd provided an update on Luka’s injury during the postgame press conference. Dallas Morning News. “But we’ll see how he feels as we move forward here. We’ll probably have more information when we get to Utah.”

For those who don’t know, the Mavs play the Utah Jazz on Saturday, January 28th.

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“He was laughing,” Jason added. [Dwight Powell] I made some big free throws, but figured out rebounds for missed free throws. His grit for his DP tonight was at a high level. The hallmark of that team is that they played hard and found ways to win.”

Mavericks guard Spencer Dinwiddie, who led the team to victory with a season-high 36 points, also spoke to the media about Luka’s injury, hinting that the Slovenian athlete will be back in pristine condition.

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“I don’t know if he’ll come back for the next game or if he’ll miss a few,” Spencer said, according to the Dallas Morning News. “Oh, without the LD he’s going to stretch 10 games.”He’ll heal just fine.He’s a young kid.He likes to think he’s old,but he it’s not.

I don’t know about you, but I can’t wait to have Luca back on the court!


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