UPDATE (October 10, 11:16 AM PST): The Los Angeles Lakers have announced that Jordan Clarkson has suffered a moderate strain of his calf and will miss at least a week:
Injury Update: @JClark5on was diagnosed this morning with a moderate strain of his left calf muscle. Expected to miss a minimum of a week.
— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) October 10, 2014
Rookie Jordan Clarkson suffered a left calf strain during the second quarter of his debut at the Staples Center on Thursday night, according to Mike Trudell of Lakers.com:
Jordan Clarkson has a left calf strain. He’s out for the rest of the half and will be evaluated tomorrow.
— Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) October 10, 2014
Clarkson has been one of the most impressive young players on the Lakers roster roster over the last few months. Clarkson turned a lot of heads in the NBA Summer League back in July and continued to impress throughout training camp and the first preseason game against the Denver Nuggets.[divide]
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