While the Pacers were able to rally from a 13-point deficit to defeat Dallas 98-93 Saturday in a preseason game at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, West exited with a right ankle sprain. Head coach Frank Vogel plans to use reserve Luis Scola while West is sidelined.
West, who scored 16 points, underwent a magnetic resonance imaging test Monday on the swollen ankle. He's hopeful the sprain won't prevent him from returning to the lineup for the regular-season opener Oct. 29 against Philadelphia at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Forward Chris Copeland made the most of a preseason start with a game-high 22 points, including six 3-pointers, against the Mavericks. Reserve guard Donald Sloan added 15, including 9-of-10 free throws.
The Pacers (2-3) have two more preseason games, both on the road, Tuesday at Minnesota and Thursday at Charlotte.
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