Hawks’ Kyle Korver Out For The Playoffs With Sprained Ankle

CBS Cleveland

ATLANTA (AP) — Hawks guard Kyle Korver is done for the playoffs because of an ankle injury, another blow to a team already trailing Cleveland 2-0 in the Eastern Conference finals.

He has a severe high right ankle sprain, and a foot and ankle specialist will determine the course of treatment, the team said Saturday.

While diving for a loose ball, Cleveland’s Matthew Dellavedova slammed into the side of Korver’s right ankle late in the third quarter of Game 2 Friday night. Korver hobbled off the court to the locker room and didn’t return.

The Cavaliers won 94-82 and are home for Game 3 on Sunday night.

The 34-year-old Korver was selected for his first All-Star Game and for much of the season appeared on course to become the first player in NBA history to hit 90 percent of his free throws, 50 percent of his field goals and 50…

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