Lauri Markkanen to miss significant time?

The Cavs have their own injury issues, specifically with Lauri Markkanen suffering what sources think is a high ankle sprain versus the Thunder. Sources state X-rays taken were unfavorable. However the company is preparing to be without him for a while.
Source: Chris Fedor @ Cleveland Plain Dealership

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Emiliano Carchia @Sportando
Cavs forward Lauri Markkanen exit video game with ankle injury
sportando.basketball/en/cavs-forwar… – 4:33 AM

Chris Fedor @ChrisFedor
#Cavs Lauri Markkanen leaves video game with sprained ideal ankle
cleveland.com/cavs/2022/01/l… – 9:41 PM

Joe Gabriele @CavsJoeG
#Cavs F Lauri Markkanen will not return tonight. – 9:21 PM

Kelsey Russo @kelseyyrusso
#Cavs Lauri Markkanen (ideal ankle sprain) will not return tonight. – 9:19 PM

Chris Fedor @ChrisFedor
A source informs @clevelanddotcom that #Cavs are taking a look at Lauri Markkanen’s ideal ankle in the locker space. Not knee or Achilles. The preliminary feel is that it’s a respectable sprain. – 9:16 PM

Serena Winters @SerenaWinters
Prayers as much as Lauri Markkanen, who boiled down extremely hard on his ideal ankle & was assisted off the flooring by colleagues.
Will upgrade you when I understand more. pic.twitter.com/TCkexumo0k9:02 PM

Joe Gabriele @CavsJoeG
#Cavs F Lauri Markkanen objected to an OKC shot and boiled down awkwardly on ideal ankle; was down for a while and was assisted to the #Cavs locker space.
Updates to follow … – 8:59 PM

Chris Fedor @ChrisFedor
#Cavs Lauri Markkanen helped off the court by 2 colleagues. Putting extremely little weight on his ideal leg. It looked bad on replay and Markkanen remained in a great deal of discomfort. – 8:59 PM

Chris Fedor @ChrisFedor
Rocket Home mortgage FieldHouse has actually gone quiet. #Cavs Lauri Markkanen is still down after landing awkwardly on his ideal leg. – 8:56 PM

Joe Mussatto @joe_mussatto
Lauri Markkanen is down and in a great deal of discomfort. The entire Cavs group is gathered around him. – 8:56 PM

More on this story

Cleveland Cavaliers beginning little forward Lauri Markkanen suffered a sprained right ankle in the very first half of Saturday night’s match versus the Oklahoma City Thunder and was rapidly eliminated for the rest of the video game. Sources inform cleveland.com that X-rays handled his ankle were unfavorable. The sense is Markkanen has a high ankle sprain. -through Cleveland Plain Dealership / January 23, 2022

Ultimately, he was helped to the locker space by Cedi Osman and Dean Wade. Markkanen wasn’t able to put much weight on his leg and was rapidly eliminated for the rest of the video game with a sprained ankle. A source informs cleveland.com that the Cavs did not take a look at Markkanen’s knee or Achilles. -through Cleveland Plain Dealership / January 23, 2022

Kelsey Russo: #Cavs Lauri Markkanen decreased on the court, with the whole group surrounding him. Cedi Osman and Dean Wade are assisting him off the flooring at the minute, heading back to the locker space. -through Twitter @kelseyyrusso / January 22, 2022

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.