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Lakers Guard Jordan Clarkson Injured, Leaves Nuggets Game With Patellar Tendon Strain

Lakers Guard Jordan Clarkson Injured, Leaves Nuggets Game With Patellar Tendon Strain
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Lakers Guard Jordan Clarkson Injured, Leaves Nuggets Game With Patellar Tendon Strain

Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson was forced to leave Wednesday night’s game against the Denver Nuggets after suffering a patellar tendon strain.

Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson was forced to leave Wednesday night’s game against the Denver Nuggets after suffering a patellar tendon strain, per team sources.

ESPN’s Baxter Holmes reported that Clarkson had strained a patellar tendon; thus, he would not be returning. Clarkson was seen limping off the floor during the dying stages of the third quarter.

Clarkson was in the middle of a rough shooting night, going 4/13 from the field for his 13 points and 3 rebounds from 24 minutes.

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The Lakers already have long injury list, with the likes of Louis Williams (hamstring), Kobe Bryant (shoulder) and Narry Lance Jr. (knee issue) missing significant playing time in recent weeks.

In his second season, Clarkson is averaging an impressive 15.6 points, 4 rebounds and 2.7 assists.

Stay tuned for the full report and updates.

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