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Julius Randle sustains dislocated shoulder in Knicks' win over Heat

Knicks star power forward Julius Randle sustained a dislocated right shoulder from a fall late in the fourth quarter of Saturday's win over the Miami Heat, SNY's NBA Insider Ian Begley confirms.

There was nothing of significance found on a postgame X-ray of the shoulder, as first reported by ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Begley added this has left people cautiously optimistic that Randle has avoided a significant injury. However, the Knicks won't know anything definitive until the results of the MRI that the forward will undergo on Saturday.

Randle left the 125-109 victory over Miami after he landed hard on his right side following a tough drive to the basket. He remained down for a few moments before going right to the locker room alongside team trainers.

After the game, Tom Thibodeau expressed concern to reporters about the injury while Randle was being evaluated.

"He's a guy that plays through things and that's what you love about him. He's a warrior. Anytime someone walks back, you know it's something," the head coach said. "You're concerned anytime anyone gets hurt and you hope for the best. That's where we are right now, but I also feel if he is out then the next guy will go in there and get it done."

Prior to the injury, Randle scored 19 points on 6-of-14 shooting with nine rebounds and three assists across 32 minutes of action.