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Wizards rookie Deni Avdija fractures ankle, out for season

Wizards rookie Deni Avdija fractures ankle, out for season

X-Rays on right ankle of Wizards rookie F Deni Avdija reveal a hairline fracture, source tells ESPN. MRI tomorrow. Season over, but no surgery expected to be needed.

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN (Twitter)

ANALYSIS: The ninth overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft went down awkwardly after a layup attempt in the second quarter of Wednesday night's matchup vs. the Warriors, and was taken off the court in a wheelchair. Avdija underwent an X-Ray which revealed the fracture, but according to ESPN, he will also undergo an MRI tomorrow morning to see if there is any ligament damage.

With Avdija's rookie season over, he will end with averages of  6.3 points and 4.9 rebounds in 23.5 minutes per game.

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