The Denver Nuggets announced Monday that an MRI on injured forward Kenneth Faried revealed a sprained left ankle.
There was some concern that Faried may have fractured the ankle.
Faried will miss the final two games of the regular season and then be considered day-to-day as the Nuggets prepare for the playoffs.
Faried finishes the regular season averaging 11.5 points and a team-best 9.2 rebounds per game.
Denver is at the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night and then wraps up the regular season Wednesday against the visiting Phoenix Suns.
---Three New York Knicks players -- Carmelo Anthony, Tyson Chandler and Kenyon Martin - will not play in Monday's game against Charlotte.
Anthony is out with a knee injury. Chandler has a bulging disk in his neck. Martin has a sprained left ankle.
The Knicks have already assured themselves of the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference for the playoffs.
---The Phoenix Suns announced that they recalled guard Diante Garrett from the Bakersfield Jam of the NBA Development League.
Garrett averaged 21.0 points, 7.0 assists and 6.0 rebounds in his previous two-game stint with Bakersfield.