Sixers’ Tyrese Maxey to have MRI after injuring left foot


PHILADELPHIA — Rising Philadelphia 76ers star Tyrese Maxey suffered a left foot damage and was dominated out of the second half of Friday evening’s 110-102 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on the Wells Fargo Middle.

An X-ray of Maxey’s foot got here again unfavourable, and he can have an MRI on Saturday, sources inform ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

Maxey suffered the damage with 1 minute and 36 seconds left within the first half when he landed awkwardly on his foot whereas being fouled in transition. He grimaced and set free a whoop as he climbed the ramp behind the basket, then limped again to the foul line and break up a few free throws.

After the Sixers dedicated an intentional foul, Maxey limped off the court docket and again into the Philadelphia locker room. The crew then dominated him out for the remainder of the sport early within the second half.

Maxey had arguably the most effective half of his profession pre-injury, ending with 24 factors, 4 rebounds and 5 assists whereas taking pictures 9-of-12 from the sphere, together with 3-of-4 from 3-point vary. He performed nearly all of his time with the 76ers, dropping a number of gamers to accidents, together with James Harden, who has been sidelined for 2 weeks with a sprained foot, and Tobias Harris.

Maxey, 22, had an amazing third season for Philadelphia, averaging 22.9 factors and taking pictures 42.2 p.c from 3-point vary.