Sabrina Ionescu was on a roll through her first two professional games in the WNBA.
Game one stats vs. Seattle Storm: 12 points, six rebounds and four assists.
Game two stats vs. Dallas Wings: 33 points, seven rebounds and seven assists (hit 6-for-10 from three-point range).
And then, just like that, the injury bug struck in her third game as Ionescu was dribbling up the court and her left ankle rolled on her opponent's foot. She was helped off the court in the second quarter and hasn't to the game.
If you are squeamish, we suggest you look away.
Sabrina Ionescu carried off the court after injuring her ankle. pic.twitter.com/CAxIcet5ob— Kevin Wade (@KwadeSays) July 31, 2020
UPDATE: The X-rays on Ionescu's left ankle came back negative without a sign of a fracture per Shams Charania of The Athletic.
LeBron James, who has been a supporter of Ionescu's since her days at Oregon, sent his well-wishes on social media:
Ouch!! @sabrina_i20 Get healthy as soon as possible! 🙏🏾. Health is wealth— LeBron James (@KingJames) July 31, 2020
We will update this article as we find out more on Ionescu's status.
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