During the Sacramento Kings’ Sunday night victory over the Dallas Mavericks, rookie point guard Tyrese Haliburton needed help leaving the court after sustaining a left knee injury. The 21-year-old is in the middle of a strong rookie campaign, averaging 13.0 points per game and 5.3 assists per game while shooting 40.9% from the three-point line. On Tuesday night, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, an MRI revealed that Haliburton has no ligament damage to his left knee but likely will miss the rest of the season. Haliburton’s injury won’t require surgery and is expected to make a full recovery. The Kings selected Haliburton with the No. 12 overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft out of Iowa State. In two seasons with the Cyclones, Haliburton averaged 10.1 points, 4.4 rebounds, 4.7 assists and 1.9 steals per game. Prior to his time at Iowa State, Haliburton was a 247Sports Composite three-star recruit out of Oshkosh, Wisconsin. He was also the No. 4 ranked player in the state of Wisconsin in the recruiting class of 2018. Back in February, Haliburton compared the adjustment to the NBA to his first months in Ames . Get the fastest scores, stats, news, LIVE videos, and more…. Read full this story
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