LA Lakers Dealt Some Tough Injury News

The Los Angeles Lakers have announced point-guard Dennis Schroder will miss 10-14 days after landing on the health and safety protocol list. The Lakers find themselves in quite the predicament as the team is sitting in 7th in the Western Conference and way too close for comfort to the play-in tournament. 

The Lakers can easily jump to 5th in the West with another win but have a tough schedule coming up against some of the conferences best teams. The 27-year-old Schroder has been a bright spot for the team this season and is averaging 15.5 points and 5.8 dimes per game. 

This news comes after the team's most recent loss to the Toronto Raptors on Sunday night, where LeBron James slammed the NBA over the play-in tournament, calling for the employee who created the tournament to be fired.

Let's see if the Lakers can get back on track and creep back up in the West to a more secure playoff location.

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