While the possibility of the Lakers falling into a play-in spot has been a popular subject for people outside of the their locker room in the absence of LeBron James and Anthony Davis, it’s not one that they’ve entertained as a team and Markieff Morris made that clear during his postgame media availability on Saturday. We’re not worried about the play-in, like at all,” Morris said after the Lakers’ 127-115 victory over the No. seed Utah Jazz.
LOS ANGELES: An MRI on Donovan Mitchell’s injured ankle showed no structural damage, giving the Utah Jazz some hope that their leading scorer would not be out for long, US media reported on Saturday. Mitchell suffered the right ankle injury in the third quarter of Friday’s 119-111 NBA victory over the Indiana Pacers. Mitchell jumped to thwart a Pacers pass and twisted his ankle as he tried to dodge the leg of Indiana guard Edmond Sumner.
Andre Drummond is living it up in L.A. with a grill that fits his new surroundings. The Los Angeles Lakers center bought a custom diamond grill from AP The Jeweler worth a projected $20,000, according to TMZ Sports. It's the same jeweler who made a custom grill for Charlotte Hornets rookie LaMelo Ball.