Jordan Clarkson Injury: Updates on Lakers Guard’s Fibula and Return

Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson suffered a bruised fibula during Tuesday's loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. However, he's ready to return to the court. 

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Clarkson Active vs. Clippers  Wednesday, April 6 The Lakers announced Clarkson is starting Wednesday night against the Clippers. 

Clarkson Continues Upward Path for Struggling Lakers  While this may be a lost season for the Lakers in terms of competing for a playoff spot, they certainly don’t want their young playmaker becoming injury-prone. He already dealt with a knee setback earlier in the season.

When healthy, Clarkson has been one of the few bright spots for the Lakers the past couple of seasons. He earned a spot on the NBA All-Rookie First Team last season with 11.9 points and 3.5 assists per game and is posting 15.5 points a night in 2015-16.

He is more of a scoring guard, even if he frequently handles the point guard duties, but he is versatile enough to set up his teammates when necessary. If Clarkson continues to develop into a consistent player, the Lakers could have a potent backcourt for years to come with the Missouri product and D’Angelo Russell.

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