Mavericks star Luka Doncic injures proper foot after scary fall vs. Pelicans

Luka Doncic was ruled out with a right heel contusion on Thursday night, just days after he returned from a right ankle injury.

Luka Doncic was dominated out with a proper heel contusion on Thursday evening, simply days after he returned from a proper ankle harm. (Ron Jenkins/Getty Photos)

Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic appeared to injure his proper foot once more after taking a tough fall within the third quarter of their sport towards the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday evening.

Doncic drove to the rim within the third quarter on the American Airways Heart, however was met by Pelicans huge man Jonas Valanciunas. Doncic drew the foul, however fell awkwardly and arduous on his again within the lane.

He got here up clearly in ache, and reached for his proper ankle. After making an attempt to remain within the sport initially, Doncic walked off and went straight again to the locker room.

The Mavericks then dominated him out the remainder of the best way with a proper heel contusion. Whereas it’s not an ankle harm, it’s the similar leg that knocked Doncic out for a sport final week.

Doncic completed the evening with 31 factors, eight rebounds and 4 assists in 23 minutes. He entered Thursday evening averaging 33.4 factors per sport, second solely to Joel Embiid, together with 8.9 rebounds and eight.3 assists.

The harm got here only a week after he towards the Phoenix Suns. He ended up lacking only one sport, after which in what was a chippy win over the Detroit Pistons. That marked his fourth 50-point efficiency of the season, and fifth of his profession.

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