Lakers News: Xavier Henry Dealing With Sore Wrist, X-Rays Negative

UPDATE (12:26 PM): Xavier Henry got an MRI on his wrist and did not practice. He is a game-time decision for Sunday depending on the results according to ESPN LA’s Dave McMenamin:


___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Steve Nash, Nick Young, and Jordan Hill all returned in tonight’s game after all battling some sort of injury. All three players had solid comebacks in Friday’s game, and Nash had 11 assists in 19 minutes. Despite the return of three healthy Lakers, other players seem to be battling other injuries. Xavier Henry has been making a strong comeback since he returned from a knee injury earlier this month. Although head coach Mike D’Antoni suggested that Henry is still dealing with pain, he seems to be dealing with another injury.

— Celebrate March Madness With 25% Off The Entire Store! Use Code: FutureLaker — 

According to LakersNation.com’s Serena Winters, Henry was dealing with a sore wrist during Friday’s game:

Although the X-rays came back negative, Henry’s sore wrist seems to be enough of a problem for further testing to see what the root of the problem is.

On Friday night, Henry played 23 minutes and finished with 12 points, three rebounds, and two steals in a loss to the Washington Wizards. Although he is getting an MRI on Saturday, Henry seems to be optimistic and it is likely he will be back out on the court on Sunday.

On the season so far, Henry is averaging 10.1 points, 2.8 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game. After dealing with the knee injury for two months, hopefully Henry will be able to play in the Lakers’ final 14 games of the season.
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
VIDEO: Nick Young Altercation With Drew Gooden, Leads To Jordan Hill Ejection, Player Reactions

You May Also Like

Mike D’Antoni Not Willing to Substitute Howard Despite Shooting Woes

The Los Angeles Lakers have struggled as of late and even though…

Lakers News: Frank Vogel ‘Impressed’ With LeBron James’ Commitment On Defense

LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers have come out of the gates hot to begin the 2019-20 NBA season, starting 7-1…

Lakers News: Nick Young Wanted ‘A Taste Of The Playoffs’ In Los Angeles

[new_royalslider id=”237″] The 2013-14 NBA season has officially come to an end…

Luke Walton Believes Lakers Gave Up Too Quickly Against Spurs

The Los Angeles Lakers have had an up-and-down 2016-2017 season, with the team occasionally pulling off impressive victories but also suffering some disastrous defeats…