Mark Medina of the Los Angeles Daily News reports that Ball has a mild calf strain and will be shut down for the next 1-2 weeks.
Lonzo Ball had an MRI that confirmed a low grade (mild) calf strain).— Mark Medina (@MarkG_Medina) July 19, 2017
Ball's injury isn't considered serious. It's likely he'll rest next one or two weeks. Typically, this is time most NBA players rest anyway.— Mark Medina (@MarkG_Medina) July 19, 2017
The Lakers have minimal depth at point guard behind Ball and are looking to sign a veteran in the coming weeks to serve as his backup.
Ball won Summer League MVP after averaging 16.3 points, 9.3 assists, 7.7 rebounds, 2.5 steals and 1.0 blocks per game.Back to the Los Angeles Lakers Newsfeed