Sixers Shelve Young for Rest of Regular Season - NBC 10 Philadelphia

Sixers Shelve Young for Rest of Regular Season



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    Sixers fans can only hope to see Young back for the playoffs.

    Emerging 76ers star forward Thaddeus Young most likely will miss the rest of the regular season after he was ruled out for the next two to three weeks with a right ankle injury.

    He hurt his ankle during Tuesday's win over the Atlanta Hawks.

    Luckily the injury wasn't more serious.

    An MRI performed Monday revealed a bone bruise and sprain in Young's right ankle, according to team Orthopedist and Medical Director Dr. Jack McPhilemy of Main Line Health.

    The 20-year-old is currently using crutches and a removable air cast to get around, according to the team.
    The Sixers will miss Young in the lineup.

    He had one of his best months as a pro in March when he averaged 20.5 points, 5.5 boards, 1.2 steals and 35 minutes per game.

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