Warriors' Jordan Bell will have MRI on sprained left ankle


Golden State Warriors forward Jordan Bell left Wednesday's game against the Chicago Bulls in the first quarter after suffering an ankle injury.

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After making an unsuccessful attempt to defend a dunk by Chicago big man Robin Lopez, Bell landed awkwardly on his left leg and collapsed in a heap. With Bell staying on the ground, both the Warriors' medical staff and Bell's teammates came to his help. After being attended to by team trainers, Bell would be taken off of the United Center court and to the locker room in a wheelchair. X-rays were negative and an MRI is scheduled for Thursday. It became clear very quickly that something was seriously wrong with the first-year forward, who got the start in place of the resting Draymond Green, when he couldn't get back to his feet after hitting the deck. Should Bell have to miss an extended period of time, Looney and JaVale McGee are among the front court players who will have the opportunity to earn more playing time.

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The Bulls drafted Bell 38th overall this past summer but then sold his draft rights to the Warriors for $3.5 million.

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Bell, a rookie, is averaging 5.2 points, four rebounds and 1.1 blocks in 37 games this season.