Los Angeles Lakers injuries have plagued the team thus far this NBA season, and amidst their current three game skid, they got more bad news as far as additions to their injury report is concerned on Monday.
The team announced that both of the Los Angeles Lakers injuries are to both of their starting big men, forward Pau Gasol and center Dwight Howard, and that they are sidelined for indefinite periods of time.
Pau Gasol sustained a concussion when he took an inadvertent shot to the face from Denver Nuggets center JaVale McGee during the Lakers loss on Sunday. The Dwight Howard injury to his shoulder is a torn labrum, which he suffered back on Friday in the Lakers loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. Howard will be reevaluated in one weeks time, however as of now there is no specific time table for either players’ return.