Suns guard Bradley Beal is anticipated to overlook “a number of weeks” as a result of right ankle injury he suffered Friday night time, in keeping with Shams Charania of The Athletic. Nonetheless, medical checks revealed no main injury to the ankle, Charania provides.
The damage occurred within the first quarter as Beal rolled the ankle when he landed on the foot of Knicks guard Donte DiVincenzo on a shot try. DiVincenzo was assessed a Flagrant 1 foul for getting into Beal’s touchdown space. Beal was capable of shoot his free throws and go away the court docket with out assist, however he was limping on his option to the locker room. X-rays have been unfavorable, in keeping with an ESPN report, however he was dominated out for the remainder of the sport.
Friday’s sport was solely the sixth of the season for Beal, who had been coping with again points for the reason that begin of coaching camp. The Suns envisioned a high-scoring Large Three after they acquired Beal from Washington in an offseason commerce, however Kevin Durant and Devin Booker have been battling accidents as nicely and the three of them have hardly ever been on the court docket on the similar time.
“Accidents are part of the sport,” Phoenix coach Frank Vogel stated, by way of the ESPN report. “I’m disenchanted for him. You possibly can see the frustration on his face within the again. That’s my greatest concern, maintaining him lifted. He’ll get again quickly sufficient, nevertheless it’s been a irritating damage kind of season for him.”