Lonzo Ball injury update: Lakers guard sprains ankle, considered ‘day to day’

first_imgLonzo Ball sprained his “left ankle pretty good” in the Lakers’ loss to the Nuggets, coach Luke Walton told reporters Tuesday.Ball underwent X-rays, which came back negative, after the game, according to ESPN. He is considered day to day.  Indeed, Josh Hart checks in at the 9:36 mark of the 3rd Q, for Lonzo (sprained ankle). And Hart’s been dealing with his own ankle issues. LAL trail 68-52.— Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) November 28, 2018Walton said Ball “wanted to give it a go” after halftime. He finished the game with seven points and five rebounds in 18 minutes. The Lakers fell to Denver 117-85.Luke Walton said Lonzo Ball “sprained his left ankle pretty good, but wanted to give it a go.” Checked out early in the second half— Bill Oram (@billoram) November 28, 2018Ball has averaged 8.3 points and 5.6 rebounds this season. Related News Lonzo Ball underwent X-rays on his left ankle after the game that came back negative. He is listed as day-to-day by the team— Dave McMenamin (@mcten) November 28, 2018The 21-year-old guard originally suffered the injury in the second quarter. He was examined by the Lakers’ training staff and taken to the locker room.Lonzo Ball heading to the locker room after appearing to be in pain following a collision with a Denver player. Seemed to be favoring his left knee. Lakers trainer Marco Nuñez went with him to the back.— Dave McMenamin (@mcten) November 28, 2018Ball briefly returned at the start of the second half. But, he was replaced by Josh Hart and removed for good with 9:36 to play in the third quarter. Lonzo Ball not aware of his greatness, LeBron James sayslast_img