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Knicks’ Barrett out at least a week with right ankle sprain

January 18, 2020 GMT
New York Knicks center Mitchell Robinson, above, consoles Knicks guard RJ Barrett, left, as a Knicks employee helps Barrett off the court after Barrett sprained his ankle during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns in New York, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. The Suns defeated the Knicks 121-98. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
New York Knicks center Mitchell Robinson, above, consoles Knicks guard RJ Barrett, left, as a Knicks employee helps Barrett off the court after Barrett sprained his ankle during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns in New York, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. The Suns defeated the Knicks 121-98. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Knicks rookie RJ Barrett will miss at least a week with a sprained right ankle.

Barrett was hurt during the Knicks’ loss to Phoenix on Thursday. On Friday, he had X-rays, which were negative.

The Knicks announced afterward that Barrett will be re-evaluated in a week.

The No. 3 pick in the draft from Duke is averaging 14.1 points.

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