Sixers rookie Zhaire Smith fractures left foot

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Sixers rookie Zhaire Smith, the 16th overall pick in the 2018 National Basketball Association draft, injured his left foot on Monday in Las Vegas. An MRI in Philadelphia on Tuesday revealed Smith, 19, has a Jones fracture in his foot.

Smith, the 16th overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft, will reportedly see another specialist in Philadelphia, but a surgery to fix his broken foot has already been scheduled for later this week. He is scheduled to have surgery later this week. The 6-foot-4 Smith was selected by the Phoenix Suns with the 16th overall pick in this year's National Basketball Association draft before being traded to Philadelphia for Mikal Bridges.

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