UPDATE (10:42 PM): Jaime Maggio reports Julius Randle has suffered a fractured right tibia and will be transported to the hospital:
Word from #Lakers on Julius Randle – Fractured right tibia, will be transported to hospital, no decision on surgery, but likely.
— Jaime Maggio (@jaimemaggio) October 29, 2014
The injury situation for the Los Angeles Lakers continues to get worse and worse. Rookie Julius Randle went down with a broken leg in the season opener against the Houston Rockets, according to Rachel Nichols:
.@Rachel__Nichols just reported Julius Randle has suffered a broken leg.
— Lakers Nation (@LakersNation) October 29, 2014
As if things weren’t bad enough for the Lakers after losing Steve Nash (back) for the year and Nick Young (thumb) for the first month, the team’s lottery pick goes down in the first game of the season.
Randle was coming along quickly for the Lakers with a few impressive performances in the preseason. Unfortunately, the rookie will likely miss a considerable amount of time with the leg injury.[divide]
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