The hits preserve coming in Los Angeles the place the Lakers introduced earlier Saturday that Brandon Ingram would miss the remainder of the season with a deep venous thrombosis in his proper arm.
Per Chris Haynes of Yahoo! Sports activities and Shams Charania of The Athletic, it appears like Lonzo Ball is about to hitch him on the season shelf. Haynes first teased the potential announcement, pending the analysis:
Lakers guard Lonzo Ball has a re-evaluation checkup on his ankle in the present day and there’s robust suspicion he’ll even be dominated out the rest of the season, league sources inform Yahoo Sports activities.
— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) March 9, 2019
Then, on into the night, Charania dropped the replace:
Lakers level guard Lonzo Ball has been shut down for the rest of the season, league sources inform @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium. Ball had his left ankle re-evaluated by medical doctors in the present day and sides agreed on plan of action.
Ball suffered what was ultimately identified as a Grade three left ankle sprain on January 19 vs. the Rockets. The Lakers have been 5-13 since. As Charania notes, this early begin on the offseason will present ball a full summer time to prep for the primary time in three NBA seasons.
In 47 video games, Ball averaged 9.9 factors (40.6 FG%, 32.9 3P%), 5.three rebounds and 5.four assists in 30.three minutes.