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Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo left Game 4 of his team's Eastern Conference semifinals series against the Heat early in the second quarter after suffering a right ankle injury.

The team announced that he has been diagnosed with a right ankle sprain and will not return.

Antetokounmpo, who entered Game 4 as a game-time decision after suffering a right ankle sprain early in Game 3, appeared to land awkwardly on a layup attempt with just over 10 minutes to play in the quarter. 

The 2018-19 league MVP and 2019-20 Defensive Player of the Year shot the necessary two free throws to remain eligible to return in the contest before returning to the locker room.

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He split the pair of free throws and returned to the locker room with Milwaukee trailing 31-30.

Despite Antetokounmpo's injury, the Bucks outlasted the Heat, 118-115, in overtime to avoid a series sweep. Antetokounmpo had 19 points and four rebounds in 11 minutes in Game 4.