A postseason that's seen several star players knocked out by injuries might be adding another big name to the list.
Hawks guard Trae Young suffered a sprained ankle during the third quarter of Sunday's 113-102 loss to the Bucks in Game 3 after he tripped over one of the officials. He went to the locker room for treatment and returned for the fourth quarter, but appeared limited and played off the ball more frequently than he did earlier in the game.
After the defeat, Young told reporters he considered not going back in the game, according to Chris Kirschner of The Athletic. He'll undergo an MRI, per ESPN's Tim Bontemps, and did not commit to being able to play in Tuesday's Game 4.
Despite being hindered by the injury, Young led Atlanta with 35 points on 12-for-23 shooting, including 6-for-14 on three-pointers. It was his eighth 30-point game of the postseason.
The Hawks led by two at the end of the third quarter, but their offense stagnated from there with a hobbled Young. The Bucks outscored Atlanta 30-17 in the fourth quarter, during which Khris Middleton had 20 points. Middleton finished with 38 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists on 15-for-26 shooting. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 33 points and 11 rebounds on 13-for-21 shooting.
For Atlanta, Danilo Gallinari had 18 points off the bench, while John Collins scored 13 points with eight rebounds.
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