The Los Angeles Lakers have signed guard Demetrius Jackson, it was announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released.
Drafted 45th overall in the 2016 NBA Draft, Jackson averaged 3.7 points and 6.5 minutes in six games for Philadelphia last season. The Notre Dame alum, who also spent time with the Celtics and Rockets, averaged 19.4 points, 7.4 assists, 4.5 rebounds and 1.1 steals in eight games last season for the Delaware Blue Coats of the NBA G League.
Source: Los Angeles Lakers
Report: D’Angelo Russell Out Two Weeks with Right Thumb Sprain
Warriors guard D’Angelo Russell, who suffered a sprained right thumb during last night’s game against the Boston Celtics at Chase Center, underwent an MRI last night. The MRI confirmed the sprain. Russell will be re-evaluated in two (2) weeks and will not travel with the team on its upcoming four-game road trip to New Orleans, Memphis, Dallas and Utah.
Source: Golden State Warriors
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Report: Kevin Huerter Out Two Weeks with Left Rotator Cuff Strain
Atlanta Hawks guard Kevin Huerter underwent a medical examination and an assessment of his MRI today at the Emory Sports Medicine Complex in Atlanta. He has been diagnosed with a left rotator cuff strain with an associated shoulder capsule strain. He will enter a period of rehabilitation and treatment, and will be re-examined in two weeks.
Source: Atlanta Hawks