Contemporary York high draft desire Sabrina Ionescu injured her ankle within the 2nd quarter in opposition to Atlanta and failed to return to motion within the Liberty’s 84-78 loss to the Dream on Friday night.
Ionescu, the No. 1 desire in April’s draft, became bringing the ball up court docket and rolled her left ankle when she got snarled with Atlanta’s Betnijah Laney with about five minutes left within the opening half. She accomplished with 10 points on 4-of-5 taking pictures.
According to NBA TV, Ionescu sprained her ankle and underwent X-rays.
After the recreation, Liberty coach Walt Hopkins acknowledged Ionescu became restful being evaluated.
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Ionescu, who obtained AP All-American honors 3 times at Oregon, shattered the NCAA career triple-double designate (for both males and females) with 26 and became the most crucial participant in college historical past to have 2,000 points, 1,000 rebounds and 1,000 assists.
She helped the Ducks rob the Pac-12 odd-season and match titles as a senior whereas averaging 17.5 points, 9.1 assists and 8.6 rebounds. She became named the convention’s most prominent participant of the match and of the odd season.
The 5-foot-11 guard became also named AP Player of the Year and obtained the Wooden Award, the Naismith Trophy and Wade Trophy.
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