Sixers Shelve Young for Rest of Regular Season

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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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