Kristaps Porzingis is dealing with an ankle injury that could cost him a few weeks of action, the Washington Wizards announced on Monday.
The Latvian star big man suffered a left ankle sprain during the Wizards’ win over the Orlando Magic on Saturday, January 21 and is now considered week-to-week.
Injury update: Kristaps Porzingis will be listed as week-to-week with a sprained left ankle.
The injury originally occurred in the third quarter of the team’s win over Orlando on January 21. pic.twitter.com/xlobFnBwzl
— Washington Wizards (@WashWizards) January 23, 2023
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, there’s optimism that Kristaps Porzingis, who is averaging 22.1 points and 8.8 rebounds this season, will return to the Washington lineup within two weeks.
There's optimism of a Kristaps Porzingis (left ankle sprain) return to the Washington lineup within two weeks, sources tell ESPN. Porzingis is averaging 22 points and 8.8 rebounds for the Wizards this season.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) January 23, 2023