Jalen Brunson questionable for Knicks’ Recreation 2 vs. Warmth
After describing his Recreation 1 efficiency as “horrific,” Jalen Brunson has joined Knicks teammate Julius Randle on the damage report.
The group’s two main scorers each formally have been listed as questionable for Recreation 2 of the Jap Convention semifinals Tuesday in opposition to the Warmth.
Brunson is coping with a sore proper ankle, the group introduced, after Randle missed the collection opener with a sprained left ankle suffered in Recreation 5 of the primary spherical in opposition to the Cavaliers.
Brunson missed time in early March with a bruised left foot, lacking 5 of six video games for the Knicks between March 5 till March 18 — when he returned for his or her victory in opposition to the Nuggets.
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However later that month, Brunson suffered a sprained proper hand in a March 22 loss to the Warmth, and he didn’t play within the Knicks’ subsequent two video games earlier than returning every week later.
Brunson, who sat out 10 of the ultimate 14 video games total with the foot and hand accidents, was 0-for-7 from 3-point vary and dedicated 5 turnovers within the Knicks’ series-opening loss to Miami on Sunday on the Backyard.
Randle additionally missed the ultimate 5 video games of the common season after initially struggling the identical damage on March 29 in opposition to the Warmth.
Warmth star Jimmy Butler’s standing for Recreation 2 is also in query after he additionally suffered an ankle damage in Sunday’s fourth quarter.