Los Angeles Lakers Face Growing Problems as Injuries Mount

Problems grow for the Los Angeles Lakers. After starting the course with several of his injured parts, the Californians now know that they will not be able to count on Rui Hachimura for at least a week either, since he has had to undergo surgery to repair a nasal fracture; the team announces.

The injury occurred in the first quarter of the Lakers’ 104-101 loss to the Dallas Mavericks; However, the forward continued playing until he accumulated 26 minutes on the court to score 9 points and 3 rebounds.

Regarding the time that Hachimura will be out, he has not traveled for the four-game tour that the Angelenos begin on Saturday against the Cleveland Cavaliers and will continue with games against the Philadelphia 76ers, Detroit Pistons and Oklahoma City Thunder.

For him small forward It represents an important brake on his progression in the current campaign. After overcoming the concussion he suffered at the end of October, Hachimura was being key in Darvin Ham’s rotation, contributing an average of 13.5 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.3 steals per game.

As far as the Lakers are concerned, being left without Rui is a new blow for a team that is still waiting for the recovery and debut of Jarret Vanderbilt this season, and that has been without Gabe Vincent for three weeks due to inflammation in the right knee.

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2023-11-25 09:00:00
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