Rashard Lewis Has A Sprained Left Ankle

Charlotte Bobcats guard Jackson shoots as Orlando Magic forward Lewis during their NBA basketball game in Orlando


According to Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel, Rashard Lewis has a sprained left ankle.

Here is what Robbins said earlier today:

Rashard Lewis is nursing a sprained left ankle that he hurt in Game 2, but says he’ll be fine Saturday.

With Dwight Howard in foul trouble during the first two games, Lewis has done a nice job helping to fill the void. He’s averaged 16 points on 56.5% shooting and six rebounds per game.

Update: Robbins has quotes from Lewis.

“I should’ve dunked it,” Lewis said. “I’m looking at him [Wallace] instead of looking at the rim to go for the shot, probably because he had a couple of blocked shots earlier in the game. Then, I didn’t finish the layup and then twisted my ankle at the same time. Both of ‘em are bad: a missed layup and an ankle sprain.”

“At least go try to dunk the ball if you’re going to sprain your ankle.”

You can read that story here.

(Andrew Melnick is Howard the Dunk’s lead blogger and a contributor on the Fansided Front Page and at Sir Charles In Charge. Subscribe to his RSS feed, add him on Twitter to follow him daily and you can get the HTD app here).

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