Sacramento Kings rookie Marvin Bagley III had lastly begun to interrupt by means of, averaging 23.zero factors and 9.zero rebounds over his final 5 video games previous to Wednesday’s matchup with the Milwaukee Bucks, however could be out for a stretch following a painful-looking knee harm.
Because the third quarter got here to an in depth, Bagley — shuffling to stick with his man on protection — was screened by Malcolm Brogdon. The surprising (and agency) influence resulted in an ungainly fall that left Bagley clutching his left knee whereas crying out on the courtroom.
He walked off with the assistance of teammates, and the staff later indicated he would not return. An analysis is ready for Thursday.
Marvin Bagley III (left knee sprain) is not going to return. An MRI is scheduled for tomorrow.
— Sacramento Kings (@SacramentoKings) February 28, 2019
Bagley, drafted No. 2 general after Deandre Ayton, is averaging 14.zero factors and seven.2 rebounds in 24.9 minutes by means of 46 video games, and earned a spot on Workforce USA within the MTN DEW Ice Rising Stars at All-Star Weekend in Charlotte, North Carolina.
In a single season at Duke, Bagley posted 21.zero factors and 11.1 rebounds — capturing 61.four p.c — in 33.9 minutes, main the Blue Devils to the Midwest Regional Last, the place they misplaced to No. 1 ranked Kansas.