The Golden State Warriors snapped a seven-game losing streak by beating the Memphis Grizzlies, earning warm praise from coach Steve Kerr.
LeBron James and Anthony Davis led the Los Angeles Lakers to another win in the NBA.
The Boston Celtics lost for the first time since October 23, while LeBron James led the way again for the Los Angeles Lakers.
The Golden State Warriors confirmed the sprain on Saturday, with D'Angelo Russell to be re-evaluated in a fortnight.
Kemba Walker netted 20 points in total against the Golden State Warriors, continuing his run of scoring in the fourth quarter of games.
The Los Angeles Lakers benefited from LeBron James' 29 points and 11 assists on Friday.
Steve Kerr paid LeBron James the ultimate compliment following the Golden State Warriors' loss to the Los Angeles Lakers.
LeBron James led the way for the Los Angeles Lakers as they sealed back-to-back wins at the expense of the Golden State Warriors.
Anthony Davis will sit out Wednesday's game against the Golden State Warriors.
With Steph Curry requiring surgery and Klay Thompson still out, the Golden State Warriors will now be without guard Damion Lee.