Playoffs 2021

Trae Young injury update: Atlanta Hawks guard set to undergo MRI on sprained right ankle

The Atlanta Hawks will be sweating on the health of Trae Young after the point guard suffered a right ankle sprain in their 113-102 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 3.

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Young tripped over an official's foot in the third quarter and went back to the locker room, before returning to the court in the fourth quarter, but appeared to be hampered by the injury the rest of the way.

"It's sore right now, it's hurting it's frustrating," Young said post-game.

"It's hurting a little bit and it's sore, I got some treatment on it and I'm going to get some more in the morning."

The Hawks led 85-82 when Young went down and thanks to Khris Middleton's red-hot fourth quarter, the Bucks outscored the Hawks 31-17 to close the game.

"I came back in and it was kind of sore and made me mad I couldn't really go as fast as I wanted to and when I did, it hurt, so just got to get treatment and hopefully it feels better before next game," Young added.

He finished the night with a team-high 35 points on 12-of-23 shooting and 6-of-14 from three, marking his eighth 30-point game of the playoffs.

With his status for Game 4 uncertain, the Hawks will have a day off before facing the Bucks at home again as they look to level the series on Tuesday, June 29 at 8:30 p.m ET.

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