Ingram is averaging a career-best 18.3 points and 5.1 rebounds along with 3.0 assists, and the lanky swingman's chemistry with LeBron James has improved markedly over the course of the season despite several weeks of trade rumors linking Ingram and the rest of the Lakers' top young players to a deal for New Orleans superstar Anthony Davis. Further tests on Friday revealed the diagnosis.
During the first quarter of the Lakers' 120-107 loss to the Celtics amid a season filled with disappointment, ESPN broadcaster and former National Basketball Association coach Jeff Van Gundy suggested that the Lakers should end the "LeBron James experiment" and trade him.
Luke Walton said on Monday that he felt some pain in his right shoulder. Bosh eventually retired due to blood clotting issues, but many other athletes have continued to compete.
Ball recently had been seen doing some shooting without jumping and dribbling exercises on the court. It could also be apparent that the Lakers chose to sit Ball out for the rest of year because they're no longer in the playoff chase.
Year 1 has been Year Lost, the Lakers now 30-36, seven games back of the eight seed and accepting that, somehow, James will not be in the playoffs.
Lonzo Ball's season is reportedly over.
"I don't want to give up on this team", Hart said when asked if being shut down might be a consideration. Obviously at the end of the day, I got to make sure I don't make the damage worse.
As LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers played the Boston Celtics, the ESPN commentator opined that the Lakers should consider trading James.