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Report: Kyle Kuzma could miss start of camp
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The Los Angeles Lakers expect forward Kyle Kuzma to miss the start of training camp as he recovers from a lower left leg injury he suffered during workouts with Team USA, according to Marc Stein of The New York Times.
More on our AM story: The Lakers indeed expect Kyle Kuzma to miss the start of training camp as he continues to recover from a stress injury in his lower left leg, league sources say. The team will issue a formal update this week, with Kuzma's rehab said to be progressing well
— Marc Stein (@TheSteinLine) September 24, 2019
Initially labeled ankle soreness, Stein reports the injury is actually a “stress injury” that needs more time to heal.
The Lakers will hold their first training camp practice Saturday.
Kuzma averaged 18.7 points on 45.6 percent shooting and 5.5 rebounds last season.