Report: Lakers' Kuzma set to make season debut

NBA.com Global on Oct 31, 2019 07:42 AM
Report: Lakers' Kuzma set to make season debut
FILE - HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 13 : Kyle Kuzma #0 of the Los Angeles Lakers shoots the ball against the Houston Rockets on December 13, 2018 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA.com staff report

The Lakers (3-1) are beginning a three-game road trip (Dallas, San Antonio, Chicago) and will have a key player back in their rotation.

Third-year forward Kyle Kuzma will make his season debut on Friday (Saturday, PHL time) against the Mavericks, per Shams Charania of The Athletic.

Kuzma has been sidelined with a left foot injury that he sustained while training with USA Basketball this summer. He averaged 18.7 points, 5.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists last season.

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