The Los Angeles Lakers lead the Western Conference standings as teams head into the NBA restart, and they'll have to adjust the planning yet again. Late Sunday, ESPN's Dave McMenamin and Malika Andrews were first to report that guard Rajon Rondo suffered a 'significant' hand injury during practice.
The Lakers subsequently announced Rondo had fractured his right thumb and is expected to miss 6-8 weeks following surgery, which will take place later in the week.
Lakers guard Rajon Rondo suffered a "significant" hand injury during practice on Sunday evening, sources told me and @malika_andrews. Rondo, 34, underwent medical evaluation on his hand and thumb, sources said, and the severity of the injury should be known Monday morning- Dave McMenamin (@mcten) July 13, 2020
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In 48 games this season, mostly off the bench, the 14th-year veteran has averaged 7.1 points, 5.0 assists and 3.0 rebounds.
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