Portland Trail Blazers center Hassan Whiteside exited Wednesday’s game against the Utah Jazz with a left ankle sprain. Whiteside went up for a rebound in the third quarter and landed on Damian Lillard’s foot. He walked back to the locker room under his own power:
Video of Hassan Whiteside injuring his left ankle against the Jazz in the third quarter pic.twitter.com/jM9zWFGzBa— Isaiah De Los Santos (@IsaiahDeLos) October 17, 2019
Casey Holdahl of the Trail Blazers relays that the injury is a re-roll of his previously injured ankle and does not appear to be overly serious.
Hassan Whiteside suffered a small cut on his right hand and re-rolled his left ankle. Says it’s not as bad as the initial sprain, seems to be moving around alright.— Casey Holdahl (@CHold) October 17, 2019
We will update this story as information becomes available.