Injured again! Magic official announces rookie Suggs will not return from ankle sprain
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Injured again! Magic official announces rookie Suggs will not return from ankle sprain

The Orlando Magic officially announced a piece of bad news today, referring to the MRI report of 21-year-old guard Jaylen Suggs confirming a sprained right ankle and will miss the next regular season indefinitely.

Suggs was a rookie selected by the Magic with the fifth overall pick in the first round last year. He suffered ankle and thumb injuries and missed 34 regular season games last season. He scored 11.8 in 27.2 minutes. points, 3.6 rebounds, 4.4 assists, 1.2 steals and 0.4 blocks. He shot 36.1 percent overall and 21.4 percent from 3-point range.

However, the rookie suffered another injury in the second season of his NBA career. Recently, he suffered a left knee contusion and bone bruise in Game 3 of the preseason against the Dallas Mavericks. Fortunately, the injury Not serious.

Suggs quickly recovered after a hiatus in the last two preseason games, scoring 21 points in the Magic ‘s regular-season opener as scheduled.

But in yesterday’s Game 2 loss to the Atlanta Hawks 108-98, the rookie suffered another injury when Suggs injured his right ankle in a fight for the ball and was then substituted for a locker. The room was not able to return to the field until the end of the game. He played only 16 minutes as a starter in that game, threw 5 shots and scored 3 points, 2 rebounds and 1 assist.

As for when Suggs can return, the team said it will all depend on the rookie’s recovery and the progress of treatment, and there is no timetable for the player’s return.

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