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Anfernee Simons Sprains Ankle

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Simons eventually walked off the court in the final seconds of Portland’s Summer League loss.

2019 Las Vegas Summer League - Day 3 - Houston Rockets v Portland Trail Blazers Photo by Bart Young/NBAE via Getty Images

UPDATE: The Blazers termed the injury a “Grade 1” ankle sprain. A Grade 1 is the most minor possible grade. They have not announced his status for the remainder of Summer League.

The Portland Trail Blazers’ standout youngster Anfernee Simons might have just played his final Summer League game. On a drive to the hoop with fewer than 10 seconds remaining in the game versus the Utah Jazz, Simons slipped and rolled his right ankle. He walked off the floor under his own power.

Simons was not available to the media following the game, according to Peter Socotch of NBC Sports Northwest.

Aside from the injury, Simons had his best Summer League outing. In 30 minutes, he recorded 35 points and six rebounds on 13/18 shooting from the field and 6/7 from three. He scored 15 of those points in the first quarter by sinking all five of his three-point attempts.

Simons’ 35 points is a Summer League high thus far.