PORTLAND, Ore. -- Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu will miss two to three weeks after spraining his right ankle during Wednesday's loss to the Utah Jazz.

Blazers team reporter Casey Holdahl reported the timetable Thursday night.

Aminu missed nearly a month last season with a calf injury and the Blazers struggled mightily during his absence.

In their first game without Aminu, the Blazers defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 113-110 after Damian Lillard hit a 3-pointer with 0.7 seconds remaining.

Aminu is currently averaging 9.4 points, 8.1 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game.


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