December 18, 2017, 11:42 pm
Brook Lopez was helped off the floor in Monday’s game against the Warriors due to a right ankle injury and did not return.
Lopez is averaging just 22 mpg this season so any time off isn’t going to change anybody’s fantasy fortunes on its own, but guys like Julius Randle and Kyle Kuzma will get much more breathing room, and maybe we see Ivica Zubac get some run with the big club.
Update: X-rays were negative and Lopez will go for the proverbial MRI on Tuesday. It doesn’t sound like he’ll be returning anytime in the next few days.
Per Lakers PR, X-rays on Brook Lopez's ankle were negative. Will have an MRI tomorrow.
— Darius Soriano (@forumbluegold) December 19, 2017
Brook Lopez ankle injury pic.twitter.com/Tu82vq2q4J
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