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Luka Doncic shakes off injury scare early in Game 1 vs. Clippers [UPDATE]

Mavericks All-Star appeared to grab his ankle after taking a fall early in the first quarter. He went to locker room briefly.

Luka Doncic of the Dallas Mavericks against the Phoenix Suns as part of the NBA Restart 2020 on August 13, 2020 at Visa Athletic Center at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida.  Photo by Jim Poorten/NBAE via Getty Images

Dallas Mavericks G/F Luka Doncic was forced to go to the locker room early in the first quarter of Game 1 vs. the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday night. Doncic appeared to injure his ankle after falling to the floor on a drive attempt.

Doncic was able to return to the bench after the training staff taped up his ankle. The Mavericks went down big early on, but have since been able to get back into the game, trailing 22-19 with 4:29 left in the quarter.

Doncic checked back into the game with 3:54 left in the first with the score tied 22-22.