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Report: Jonathan Isaac suffers torn ACL against Kings on Sunday

The Magic got back some miserable news on Isaac, who will be done for the rest of the season due to a knee injury.

Jonathan Isaac of the Orlando Magic shoots the basketball against Richaun Holmes of the Sacramento Kings and guard Corey Brewer in the first half of a NBA basketball game at HP Field House at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on August 2, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Photo by Kim Klement-Pool/Getty Images

UPDATE: August 3, 12:47 a.m. — The worst has been reported by Woj. Isaac has suffered a torn ACL in his left knee and is done for the rest of the season.

This is pretty horrible news for such a young, promising player. Hopefully Isaac can recover and be a staple for the Magic. For now, Orlando will have to move forward without him. So James Ennis and Wes Iwundu should see most of the minutes at SF with Khem Birch mixing in more in the front court at PF and C. The Magic had played most of the regular season without Isaac, but this is more of a blow to morale after a solid 2-0 start to the seeding round.

Orlando Magic F Jonathan Isaac will go for an MRI on his knee after leaving Sunday’s game vs. the Sacramento Kings, coach Steve Clifford told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

Isaac will stay in the bubble, so perhaps that’s a good initial sign. It’s obviously bad that he hurt his knee again after suffering a sprain previously. We’ll see what the severity of the injury is but considering his future with the team, he may be held out the rest of the seeding round. Isaac played 15 minutes prior to leaving Sunday’s game vs. the Kings.