Charlotte Hornets swingman Nicolas Batum suffered a left ankle sprain in Wednesday night’s 115-103 loss to the Miami Heat in Game 2 of their first-round series.
“It looked bad when it happened,” (Al) Jefferson said. “Looking at his ankle now, it’s pretty bad.
“That’s part of the game. I feel like, me, personally, I don’t think he will be able to come back.”
Source: Justin Verrier of ESPN
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Marcus Smart to Undergo Surgery on Thumb, May Return for Playoffs
Celtics guard Marcus Smart will undergo surgery on his thumb today, but there’s hope he can return sometime in the playoffs, league source tells ESPN.
Surgery will be to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb.
Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN