PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix Suns guard Bradley Beal injured his right ankle during the first quarter of Friday night's game against the New York Knicks and will not return, according to the team.
It's another blow for the Suns' All-Star trio of Kevin Durant, Devin Booker and Beal, who have played together for just one other game this season, and that was a loss to the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night.
30 year old beal Took a 3-point shot in the first quarterWhich he made, but it landed on the feet of New York's Donte DiVincenzo, who was called for a flagrant 1 because he didn't give Beal room to land.
Beel remained lying on the ground for a few minutes and kept groaning in pain. He eventually got up to make his free throws, but then went to the locker room.
The three-time All-Star was playing in his sixth game this season. He has been suffering from back pain for a long time since last two months. Durant and Booker have also missed time this season due to various injuries.
Beal had six points against the Knicks before the injury.
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