2018 Playoffs | Western Conference Semifinals: Rockets (1) vs. Jazz (5)
Utah Jazz big man Derrick Favors exits Game 3 with sprained ankle
From NBA Twitter and media reports
Utah Jazz forward/center Derrick Favors left Friday’s Game 3 against the Rockets during the third quarter due to a sprained left ankle and was ruled out for the night.
Derrick Favors (left ankle sprain) will not return tonight.
— Utah Jazz PR (@UtahJazzPR) May 5, 2018
The extent of the injury is unknown at this time. Houston led by 25 points when Favors exited, so it’s possible Utah decision to pull Favors was precautionary.
Favors had two points, two rebounds and two assists in 13 minutes.