Mitchell had an MRI on his left foot that came back negative as well, according to ESPN's Chris Haynes, who added he's going to play in Game 2 Wednesday. After about a minute he was subbed off again as he was visibly in pain as he ran back on defense after burying a jumper.
Addressing reporters afterwards, Mitchell downplayed concerns about the injury and said that it was just a stubbed toe.
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Mitchell, 21, went down in the third quarter but later returned to the game.
The best-of-seven series continues with Game 2 on Wednesday in Oklahoma City. Mitchell finished Game 1 with 27 points and 10 rebounds in the 116-108 loss. "I'm sure he'll undergo further imaging, and we'll update that tomorrow".
George says this is the level at which he plans to hoop for the remainder of the playoffs.