LA Lakers' Lonzo Ball misses practice with sprained ankle
ABS-CBN Sports on Oct 04, 2017 07:51 AM
Los Angeles Lakers' Lonzo Ball listens to the national anthem before the team's NBA summer league basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball has missed practice after mildly spraining his left ankle in a preseason game.
Ball sat out of Tuesday’s (Wednesday, PHL time) workout along with Brandon Ingram, who bumped his head during the same preseason game Monday (Tuesday, PHL time) against Denver.
Coach Luke Walton said Ball will be re-evaluated Wednesday (Thursday, PHL time) before the Lakers determine whether the No. 2 overall pick will play against the Nuggets in Ontario, California, that night.
Ingram is meeting with a doctor Tuesday (Wednesday, PHL time) to determine the extent of his injury.
Ball and Ingram played 21 minutes apiece Monday (Tuesday, PHL time) in a 113-107 loss to Denver.
Larry Nance Jr. also didn’t practice due to a sprained index finger, but the forward did conditioning work.
Center Brook Lopez participated in full-court drills during his steady return from back spasms.