Tuesday 27th February 2024,
The Hoop Doctors

Lakers’ Kyle Kuzma Sprains Right Ankle in Loss to Clippers


Lakers Kyle Kuzma left Monday’s game against to the Clippers with a sprained right ankle.

Kuzma rolled his ankle with 6:09 remaining in the fourth quarter. He eventually made his way back to the bench and then to the locker room with the Lakers’ athletic trainer.

Head coach Luke Walton said after the game that Kuzma was “limping pretty badly,” and that he’d be surprised if he played on Wednesday against the Denver Nuggets.

The team later announced that X-rays on the injury came back negative.

Kuzma finished with 13 points and six rebounds as the Lakers fell to 30-34 on the season with their third-straight defeat. Kuzma has averaged 18.9 points on 46.8 percent shooting and 5.6 rebounds for the Lakers.

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