Report: Landry Shamet’s MRI reveals Grade 2 high ankle sprain
Los Angeles Clippers shooting guard Landry Shamet suffered a left ankle injury on Monday against the Toronto Raptors.
Shamet needed help to get to the locker room, and there was concern in LA that the youngster had sustained a significant injury.
However, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, Shamet suffered a Grade 2 high sprain on his left ankle and will play again this season:
Clippers guard Landry Shamet has avoided a significant injury: An MRI reveals Shamet suffered a Grade 2 high sprain on his left ankle, league sources tell ESPN. Timeline for return to be determined.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) November 12, 2019
The Clippers defeated the Raptors at home to improve to 7-3 on the season.
Shamet is putting up 9.1 points, 1.5 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game for the Clippers. He’s shooting 39.0 percent from the field, 36.2 percent from beyond the arc and a perfect 100 percent from the free-throw line.
The Clippers have been starting Shamet alongside Kawhi Leonard, Patrick Beverley, Ivica Zubac and Patrick Patterson. Head coach Doc Rivers may have to start Lou Williams against the Houston Rockets on Wednesday, but Paul George will likely just take Shamet’s spot in the lineup when he makes his debut against the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday.
Williams helped the Clippers defeat the Raptors on Monday by scoring 21 points off the bench. Leonard had his worst game of the season against his former team. The star shot just 2-of-11 from the field for 12 points. Leonard did grab 11 rebounds and dish out nine assists, but he also had nine turnovers.