EL SEGUNDO (AP) — Los Angeles Lakers forward Ryan Kelly will be out for at least six weeks with a torn right hamstring.
The Lakers announced their latest major injury Monday.READ MORE: Young Boy Dead, 2 Others Wounded In Wilmington Shooting
Kelly played only five minutes in the Lakers’ blowout loss to Golden State on Sunday night. An ultrasound exam revealed the tear.
Kelly had played in only three games this season due to previous injuries to both hamstrings. The second-year pro from Duke excelled as a rookie last season.READ MORE: Authorities Arrest Suspect Involved In Pursuit Of Suspected Stolen Vehicle, Possible DUI
While Kelly is sidelined, the Lakers expect Nick Young to make his season debut Tuesday at Atlanta. He had thumb surgery last month.
Steve Nash and Julius Randle are already out for the season for Los Angeles, which dropped to 1-9 with its loss to the Warriors.MORE NEWS: Californians Could Soon Be Fined For Using Too Much Water
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