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Sacramento Kings guard De'Aaron Fox to miss up to three more weeks

Tuesday 3 December 2019 07:05, UK

De'Aaron Fox elevates for a dunk against the Utah Jazz
Image: De'Aaron Fox elevates for a dunk against the Utah Jazz

Sacramento Kings guard De'Aaron Fox, who has missed nine games because of a left ankle sprain, will be evaluated again in two to three weeks, the team announced on Monday.

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Fox sustained the injury toward the end of practice on November 11.

He will stay behind to rehab when the team begins a four-game road trip Wednesday in Portland, according to the team.

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Fox, 21, was averaging a career-high 18.2 points to go along with seven assists per game in his first nine outings. The Kings' 2017 first-round pick (No 5 overall) out of Kentucky has averaged double-digit scoring since he entered the league, including a 17.3-point mark last season.

The Kings said forward Marvin Bagley III continues to make progress from a right thumb fracture suffered in the season-opener on October 23. He will undergo his six-week evaluation at the end of this week.

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