Robinson III (ankle) expected to miss two months

Robinson III (ankle) expected to miss two months

The new-look Pacers will reportedly miss one of their returning players for a sizable chunk of the 2017-18 campaign.

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Indiana forward Glenn Robinson III could be out until at least December due to an ankle injury.

Indiana Pacers forward Glenn Robinson III is expected to miss two months with a severely sprained left ankle, league sources tell ESPN.

The slam dunk contest champion last season, Robinson III averaged career-highs in minutes, points, rebounds, shooting percentage and steals per contest in his second season with the Pacers. With Paul George gone via trade to Oklahoma City, Robinson figured to play a more prominent role alongside fellow youngsters Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis.