Jazz lose Mitchell for several games

An MRI of the sprained right ankle of Donovan Mitchell, player of the Utah
Jazz, has shown no structural damage, but will remain low for several games, according to ESPN.

Mitchell was helped off the court by his teammates less than four minutes into the third quarter of Friday’s 119-111 victory over the Indiana
Pacers and the ankle was clearly affected.

“We hope there is nothing serious, but they are in the process of doing everything possible to evaluate it,” said the coach Jazz, Who Snydershortly after Utah’s 119-111 victory.

Mitchell he was injured when he jumped in an attempt to block a pass and landed awkwardly. He immediately put his hand to the lower part of his right leg.

Mitchell he scored 22 points in 21 minutes before leaving. It is the ninth of the NBA with a scoring average of 26.4.

This loss further weakens the Jazz ahead of this Saturday’s game against the Lakers, since Gobert, Conley Y Favors they are also recovering from some injuries. Favors He did not participate in Friday’s game due to a sore right knee.

At 42-14, the Jazz they have the best record in the NBA.