Lakers News: Larry Nance Jr. Ruled Out Against Hornets With Knee Injury
Lakers News: Larry Nance Jr. Ruled Out Against Hornets With Knee Injury
Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

UPDATED 6:04 P.M. PST

Larry Nance Jr. will undergo an MRI tomorrow on his injured left knee, according to Mike Bresnahan of Spectrum SportsNet:

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The injury woes for the Los Angeles Lakers continue. Second-year forward Larry Nance Jr. may be the latest victim with the 23-year-old suffering an apparent knee injury in the third quarter against the Charlotte Hornets on Tuesday night.

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Nance went after a loose ball in the third quarter and came up knowing he had hurt himself, via Lakers reporter Mike Trudell:

Nance is no stranger to knee injuries with the Wyoming product tearing the ACL in his right knee during his junior year with the Cowboys. There’s no telling how serious the injury is yet, but it appeared to be non-contact which is never a good thing.

As a result of the injury sustained on the court in the second half, Nance has been ruled out of the rest of the game against the Hornets, according to Mark Medina of the L.A. Daily News:

After cruising to a 19-point lead, the Hornets were able to get back into the game in the third quarter and retake the lead. Following Nance’s injury, the Lakers were able to bounce back, but Charlotte continues to battle.

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