New Orleans Pelicans Aussie young gun Dyson Daniels has been struck down with an ankle injury during his team’s clash with the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday (all times AEDT).
Daniels early in the second quarter missed a floater shot in the lane before landing awkwardly on Nuggets big man Zeke Naji’s foot and turning his right ankle.
The 19-year old looked to be in a lot of pain as he grabbed at his ankle, eventually getting helped off the court by team officials and taken to the locker room.
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The team confirmed later in the second term Daniels wouldn’t return to the contest.
It’s a brutal blow both for the 19-year old, who’s flourished with increased opportunities for the injury-hit Pelicans in a…