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Video: Suns Guard Isaiah Canaan Suffers Gruesome Leg Injury

Isaiah Canaan breaks his leg in NBA game.

Phoenix's guard suffered a gruesome injury tonight.

Phoenix Suns guard Isaiah Canaan suffered an incredibly gruesome leg injury tonight. The injury occurred in the first quarter of the contest against Dallas.

Canaan, a 26-year-old guard, suffered the injury on a fast-break attempt. His ankle appeared to snap while going to the ground.

It's incredibly gruesome to watch. You can scroll down to see it.

Canaan, a second-round pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, has been with the Suns since late December. He signed a two-way contract with the franchise and will be with them for the rest of the season.

The former Murray State star has been in the league since '13. He's made a couple of stops in the G-League. Canaan began his career in Houston and has also played for Philadelphia and Chicago.

The injury shook everyone on the court tonight. Phoenix's young team huddled up together for a while as Canaan was being taken off the court. Many players were unable to look at it.

Here is the video. WARNING: It's graphic.

That injury looks incredibly similar to the one suffered by Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward in the opening game of the season. Hayward has been out since with a fractured ankle.

Our thoughts are with Canaan and his teammates. Updates on the injury will likely come out later tonight.