The Los Angeles Lakers can not seem to catch a break.
Based on The Athletic’s Shams Charania, Lakers guard Dennis Schroder is predicted to overlook the subsequent 10-14 days within the NBA’s well being and security protocols.
The 27-year-old may very possible miss the rest of the common season because the Lakers have simply eight video games remaining. L.A.’s closing regular-season recreation is Could 16 in opposition to the New Orleans Pelicans.
There is a risk he returns for the workforce’s closing two video games of the season, however that is seen because the best-case situation.
This is not nice information for the Lakers, which have misplaced six of their final seven video games and are struggling to search out consistency. L.A. is seventh within the Western Convention with a 36-28 report and will very properly be compelled to compete within the play-in event, which LeBron James not too long ago slammed.
The Lakers have handled a number of accidents to key gamers this season, together with James and Anthony Davis, who missed a mixed 15 weeks. With Schroder now sidelined, James and Davis might be much more pressured to hold the workforce by means of a tough stretch.