Lakers rookie Josh Hart suffers broken finger on his left hand

Los Angeles Lakers rookie Josh Hart suffered a fractured left fourth metacarpal in practice on Wednesday.

The guard underwent X-rays after practice that revealed the injury. The Lakers said they are evaluating treatment options for the guard.

Hart, who is a right-handed shooter, suffered the injury to the ring finger on his left hand.

He will return to Los Angeles on Thursday to have his hand examined, with an update on his treatment expected to follow.

Hart is averaging 6.6 points on the season. He started the past 10 games. He has four double-doubles as a starter.

“[Hart is] very important,” Lakers rookie guard Lonzo Ball said. “Double-double pretty much every time he steps out there, one of our best defenders and also rebounds a lot. He helps a lot, especially defensively.”

Kuzma, who likes to give his friends on the team a hard time on social media, wrote, “You posted this like your career ending boy if you don’t relax and go play fortnight lol.”

Portland opened the second half on a 7-0 run to go up 51-49 for a short-lived lead. Andrew Wiggins’ jumper extended Minnesota’s lead to 74-64 late in the quarter.

Harkless had a patella tendon strain and said after the game that if it was the playoffs, he would have tried to keep playing. Minnesota’s Taj Gibson, who left the game in the third quarter, has a right hip bruise.

The Oklahoma City star won it with the play that wrapped up his 20th game with at least 30 points.

Westbrook’s go-ahead three-point play in the final minute of overtime put him at 30, and the Thunder beat the Dallas Mavericks 111-110 on Wednesday night.

Westbrook, who had 11 rebounds and seven assists, drove for the tying layup and made the free throw with 38 seconds left in OT to help the playoff-contending Thunder salvage a four-game split of the season series against a one-time postseason rival now among the NBA’s worst teams.

The reigning MVP had 10 points on 5-of-6 shooting in the first Cheap Kids Jerseys NBA quarter Cheap Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys after scoring eight in a win over Orlando. Westbrook cooled off from there and missed all five of his 3-pointers, but scored seven of Oklahoma City’s 11 points in overtime.

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