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Atlanta Hawks forward Taurean Prince to miss at least three weeks with ankle injury

Wednesday 5 December 2018 09:03, UK

ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 25: Taurean Prince #12 of the Atlanta Hawks looks on during a game against the Charlotte Hornets on November 25, 2018 at State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.  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 2018 NBAE (Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)
Image: Taurean Prince suffered a ligament sprain, bone bruising and associated soft tissue inflammation

Atlanta Hawks forward Taurean Prince will miss at least three weeks after injuring his left ankle in Monday's game against the Golden State Warriors, the team announced.

He underwent an MRI scan on Tuesday which revealed he had a ligament sprain, bone bruising and associated soft tissue inflammation.

at State Farm Arena on December 3, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia.  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. 1:45
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Prince, 24, will be re-evaluated in approximately three weeks.

He suffered the injury in the fourth quarter of Atlanta's loss to the Warriors on Monday when he landed on Golden State guard Shaun Livingston after taking a shot.

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Prince is averaging 15.0 points and 4.0 rebounds in 21 games this season, his third in the NBA.

The Hawks are 5-19 this season.

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