Rajon Rondo To Return To Lakers Thursday, LeBron James Still Out


It is nicely documented that the Los Angeles Lakers have been battling a plethora of accidents as of late. Lonzo Ball simply went down with an ankle sprain, whereas LeBron James and Rajon Rondo each went down with accidents on Christmas Day in a match towards the Golden State Warriors. LeBron has been nursing a groin damage whereas Rondo has had a torn ligament in his finger. 

The Lakers lastly have some excellent news although, as Rondo ought to be again within the lineup on Thursday, based on head coach Luke Walton.

“I feel Rondo will play Thursday so long as he continues to maneuver with no setbacks till then, however that can be one thing that we’ll maintain pushing him and we’ll re-evaluate every morning,” Walton advised ESPN.

Rajon Rondo To Return To Lakers Thursday, LeBron James Still Out

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He continued by commenting on LeBron’s standing as he continues to rehab his groin damage.

“I have not seen him do contact but, so I do not really feel as assured,” Walton defined. “But I do know you understand how critical he’s about his rehab. So he is doing the whole lot potential and we have talked. I do know he is dying to get again on the basketball court docket, however he additionally is aware of that getting wholesome is the highest precedence.”

The Lakers are ninth within the Western Conference with a file of 25-23 and can tackle the Minnesota Timberwolves Thursday night time in L.A.