New York Knicks forward Kevin Knox sprained his left ankle in the Knicks’ game against the Boston Celtics, the team announced:
Kevin Knox sustained a sprained left ankle in the first quarter of Saturday’s game against Boston at Madison Square Garden. An MRI confirmed the sprain. He will not travel with the team on its two-game road trip and will be re-evaluated in one week.
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According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, Charania is expected to miss two-to-four weeks.
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Knox, 19, is a 6-foot-9 wing whom the Knicks selected ninth-overall in this year’s draft.
In the Knicks’ three games this season, Knox has played 18.7 minutes per game, averaging 9.3 points and two rebounds on 35.5 percent shooting from the field and 44.4 percent shooting from deep.
Knox impressed in Summer League, albeit on low shooting percentages. He averaged 21.3 points, 6.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game in four Summer-League games.