Phoenix Suns guard Isaiah Canaan suffered an ugly-looking injury late in the first quarter of the Suns' game vs. the visiting Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night.
Canaan's leg became twisted during a fall in the final seconds of the first quarter. His teammates were visibly upset by the sight of the injury, and he was eventually taken off the court on a stretcher.
The Suns reported Canaan suffered a left ankle fracture.
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Prayers for Isaiah Canaan🙏🏼🙏🏼 pic.twitter.com/JMqqpJhGR7
— AZ Finest Mixtape (@AzFinestMixtape) February 1, 2018
Isaiah Canaan wheeled off the court. Prayers up. pic.twitter.com/N31LjzhKNv
— FOX Sports Arizona (@FOXSPORTSAZ) February 1, 2018
The 26-year-old Canaan is playing in his fifth NBA season. He has averaged 9.4 points in 18 games with the Suns, who signed him to a contract in December.
The Mavericks wished Canaan well on Twitter immediately following his injury.
Prayers up for Isaiah Canaan 🙏
— Dallas Mavericks (@dallasmavs) February 1, 2018