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Derrick Jones Jr. goes down with knee injury

Heat forward will be re-evaluated Monday

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NEW YORK – Derrick Jones Jr. went down with a right knee injury Sunday night at Madison Square Garden.

It appeared serious at the time and he was helped off the court by teammates.

The team said that X-rays were negative and Jones would be re-evaluated Monday.

Jones, 21, was signed to a 2-year contract by the Heat before the season.

Jones, nicknamed "Airplane Mode" for his high-flying dunks, is averaging 7.6 points and 4.5 rebounds per game this season.


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