Point guard Lonzo Ball went through his first full-contact practice since injuring his left shoulder nearly two weeks ago and is hopeful that the Los Angeles Lakers will clear him to play Friday against the Charlotte Hornets.
The rookie said his bruised shoulder still is less than 100 percent but noted that will be the case even when he returns.
Source: Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN
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Celtics guard Marcus Smart will undergo surgery on his thumb today, but there’s hope he can return sometime in the playoffs, league source tells ESPN.
Surgery will be to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb.
Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN