Lakers news and rumors 2014
Julius Randle , PF 8. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope , SG 1. Brook Lopez , C 1. Points Per Game Rebounds Per Game Assists Per Game Kyle Kuzma PF Out. With three games remaining in the season, Kuzma may have to rest his ankles although he typically tries to play through injuries. At the end of the day, it is just my ankles. I can't tell you anything right now [about playing in the final three games] My last one was an inside sprain.
This is an outside sprain. Kyle Kuzma underwent X-rays and they were negative. Kuzma is day-to-day with a mild ankle sprain. Jimmy Butler scored 18 points in his return from right knee surgery, Jeff Teague had 25 points and eight assists, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.
After missing six weeks because of a knee injury, Jimmy Butler helped lead the Timberwolves to a bounce-back win in Los Angeles. Isaiah Thomas said he has no regrets playing on his injured hip late last season only to be traded by the Celtics because basketball helped him cope with the death of his sister.
He also said he's not worried about having hip surgery before entering free agency. Wolves were up 20 and the Lakers cut it to 15 and an upset Tom Thibodeau calls a timeout with 6: Thibs isn't leaving anything to chance even though the Lakers don't have Kyle Kuzma for the remainder of the game.
Kyle Kuzma's mild sprained ankle is the latest injury to a reeling Lakers team that was already without Brandon Ingram concussion , Lonzo Ball knee contusion and Isaiah Thomas hip. Isaiah Thomas said the surgery he had to repair the labrum in his hip will have him ready to return to form for next season.