Nets’ Kyrie Irving exits Game 4 with right ankle sprain


Kyrie Irving guarding Khris Middleton

Kyrie Irving exited Sunday’s Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Milwaukee Bucks in the second quarter with a right ankle sprain.

Irving went back to the Nets’ locker room towards the end of the second quarter.

After cutting into the paint behind Jrue Holiday and catching a pass in the paint, the star point guard jumped up for a layup, came down and landed his right foot on Giannis Antetokounmpo‘s right foot, and rolled his ankle.

Irving immediately grabbed at his lower shin/ankle area and grimaced in pain for a bit before heading back to the locker room.

This leaves the Nets’ Big 3 down to just Kevin Durant, with James Harden watching from the bench for the third straight game with a hamstring strain.



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