In the team’s 106-102 victory over the Detroit Pistons, Hill left the game after spraining his left ankle. Hill played 13 minutes before suffering the injury and he remained on the sidelines for the remainder of the game. The Lakers did manage to beat the Pistons thanks to a fourth quarter run, but the team will need Hill moving forward.
After the game, Mike Trudell spoke to Hill and the big man said he does not expect to miss time with the injury.
Hill on sprained L ankle: “It’s ok. Just a little sprain, nothing that’s gonna hold me back.” Sore, but doesn’t expect to miss time.
— Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) November 30, 2013
Hill has been one of the most consistent players for the Lakers this season and he is someone the coaching staff can rely on. Detroit has a very talented front court and the Lakers surely missed having Hill out there to grab rebounds and score points. Nevertheless, the team found a way to win and should have Hill back in the lineup for the next game.
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