TI have Dallas Mavericks entered the last game of the regular season against San Antonio Spurs hoping that if they won, and combined with a loss to the Golden State Warriors, they could move up to third in the Western Conference standings, they did not, and instead, as fourth in the standings, they would have to face Utah Jazz in the first round of the playoffs in a difficult series with no guarantee of having at least the first game with his Slovenian star Luka Doncic.
Doncic suffered a no-contact injury in the third quarter of the aforementioned game against the Spurs, with 2:24 minutes left in the game, after jumping to make a pass. grabbed his caviar With a clear gesture of intense pain after the timeout, the charismatic player did not return to the court.
Confirmed diagnosis: Stretching of the left leg.
This Monday confirmed what has already been reported by various media about the diagnosis of Doncic’s injury, which is deformity of the left legThis is reported by ESPN’s Tim McMahon, however, the source who confirmed the diagnosis did not dare to confirm the Slovenian’s recovery time.
As a result, the Mavs are not ready to reveal Doncic’s availability for Game 1 of the Series against the Jazz next Saturday at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas at 1:00 pm ET.
Dallas keeps hope for Doncic
“For some reason, I feel like he’ll be ready to go,” Mavs warned. Jalen Brunson said. “Knowing who this opponent is, I feel that he will be ready. It’s unfortunate, but such an opponent cannot be held back for long.”
Doncic’s presence is vital to Dallas because without him on the court, the Mavs 8-9 regular season recordd, went 4-3 at home and 4-6 away.