The 2021-22 season of the National Basketball Association (NBA) for Los Angeles Lakers It has very few positive things to salvage. To top, carmel anthony he got hurt in the team’s last game and it looks like they finally dodged a bullet.
In this Thursday’s game against Los Angeles Clipperswhere in an exciting ending the Lakers fell 111 to 110, Carmelo had been having a regular night with 7 points and 2 rebounds in 11 minutesbut he had to leave and the alarms went off in Los Angeles.
With less than two minutes remaining in the second quarter, Carmelo shot a shot from mid-range that missed, and immediately began to limp. With noticeable pain in his right leg, he went straight to the locker room and would never play again.
Carmelo Anthony and a break for the Lakers
Luckily for the franchise, though, they seem to have dodged a new bullet, as according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, there is optimism that the strain in the thigh that Anthony suffered is not serious and their status is expected to be assessed day to day.
The 37-year-old power forward will miss Friday’s game against the New York Knicks and will be reassessed for next Tuesday’s game in view of milwaukee bucks. Lebron James and company need it more than ever, with the season at risk.