Magic's Suggs avoids serious injury after collision

by Gordon Dixon - Magic guard Jalen Suggs, who was helped off the court Friday, suffered a knee capsule sprain and bone bruise. His return will depend on response to treatment.

Magic's Jalen Suggs avoids serious knee injury after collision 8:50 AM ET Adrian WojnarowskiSenior NBA Insider Close Host of The Woj Pod Joined ESPN in 2017 Orlando Magic guard Jalen Suggs has suffered a left knee capsule sprain and bone bruise, the team announced. There's relief that Suggs avoided a more serious injury, sources told ESPN. His timeline on a return will depend on response to treatment, the team said. Suggs was helped off the court and into the locker room after a collision with Dallas ' Dorian Finney-Smith in a preseason loss on Friday night before undergoing evaluation. Editor's Picks The fifth overall pick in the 2021 draft had his rookie season interrupted by a fractured right thumb. He averaged 11.8 points and 4.4 assists in 48 games. Orlando already is without point guard Markelle Fultz , who is out indefinitely because of a fractured left big toe suffered before training camp. ESPN's Tim MacMahon contributed to this report.