Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell sprains right ankle vs Pacers

Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) brings the ball up court as Indiana Pacers guard T.J. McConnell defends in the first half during an NBA basketball game Friday, April 16, 2021, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell exited during the third quarter of an NBA game between the Utah Jazz and Indiana Pacers on Friday afternoon after suffering a sprained right ankle.

The Jazz announced he would not return.

Mitchell was helped off the court with the assistance of teammates with 8:18 left in the third quarter after severely turning his ankle. The Jazz guard could not put any weight on his right leg. Mitchell scored 22 points on 7-of-15 shooting in 21 minutes before leaving the game.

Mitchell scored 22 points on 7-of-15 shooting in 21 minutes before leaving.

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