Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Dallas Mavericks star forward Luka Doncic will miss at least two weeks after suffering a moderate right ankle sprain.
"Luka Doncic will not travel to Milwaukee due to a right ankle sprain," Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle said Sunday. "He will stay in Dallas with [Mavs director of player health and performance] Casey Smith and receive treatment. There will be no further updates until Wednesday night."
Doncic injured his right ankle early in Saturday's 122-118 overtime loss to the Miami Heat. He stepped on Heat guard Kendrick Nunn's foot and rolled his ankle while driving to the basket.
Doncic left the court during a timeout with 10:20 left in the first quarter after being unable to get back on defense. He limped to the locker room for further evaluation, and X-rays came back negative, according to the team.
Doncic, the 2018 NBA Rookie of the Year, has established himself as an MVP candidate this season. The 20-year-old superstar was averaging 29.3 points, 9.6 rebounds and 8.9 assists per game entering Saturday's matchup against the Heat and leads the league in triple-doubles (eight).