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Trae Young leaves game with right ankle sprain

Atlanta Hawks v Dallas Mavericks

DALLAS, TX - FEBRUARY 1: Trae Young #11 of the Atlanta Hawks handles the ball during the game against the Dallas Mavericks on February 1, 2020 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2020 NBAE (Photo by Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images)

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Trae Young has been playing through right ankle issues all season. He missed a game back on Halloween with an ankle sprain, then a couple more right after Christmas with another sprain.

Now, he’s suffered one again, in the first half Saturday night against Dallas, and he had to leave the game.

Based on what Young said postgame, this doesn’t seem too serious and he should not miss extended time, but he is scheduled to be an All-Star Game starter in a week (something that means a lot to him).

Young is averaging 29.4 points and 9.2 assists per game for the Hawks this season.