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Philadelphia 76ers star Tyrese Maxey was dominated out of Friday’s recreation in opposition to the Milwaukee Bucks on the Wells Fargo Center with a left foot injury.
ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported the X-rays on Maxey’s foot had been adversarial, and he is anticipated to undergo an MRI on Saturday. He notched 24 components, four rebounds and five assists in 21 minutes sooner than exiting.
Maxey regarded to suffer the injury whereas using to the basket and stepping on Jevon Carter’s foot in the first half of. He was fouled whereas using to the hoop and shot his two free throws sooner than limping off the court and to the locker room.
Maxey is in the course of a plucky season. He entered Friday’s recreation averaging 22.8 components, 3.4 rebounds and 4.4 assists in 14 video games, all starts, whereas taking pictures 44.8 p.c from the floor and 40.8 p.c from deep.
The 2020 first-round snatch has never overlooked a extensive quantity of time as a result of injury. He regarded in 61 video games as a rookie at some stage in the 2020-21 season and played in 75 video games (74 starts) at some stage in the 2021-22 campaign.
Shedding Maxey would be a demanding blow for the Sixers, who’re already down two starters in James Harden (foot) and Tobias Harris (hip).
The Sixers entered Friday’s recreation in opposition to Milwaukee ninth in the Japanese Conference with a 7-7 file and own to this point didn’t fulfill expectations after entering the season projected to be indubitably one of the conclude groups in the NBA.