Kendrick Nunn’s injury has prevented the guard from playing a single game for the Los Angeles Lakers since joining the team in 2021.
Nunn signed a two-year, $10.3 million contract with LA ahead of the 2021-22 season. However, the former Miami Heat guard injured his knee during preseason and hasn’t been on the court since.
There are conflicting reports about Nunn’s recovery, with the latest reports that his start-up process was “Slower than expected” However, Nunn seems to have debunked the rumors in a reply on Twitter.
I learn new things about myself every day on social media 😂 That’s why I’m hardly here 🤫🤫 https://t.co/1MA8N5Ux1N
— Kendrick Nunn (@nunnbetter_) September 3, 2022
naan should have been Re-evaluation for about 3 weeks After injuring my knee. After that, the guard’s return was delayed several times, eventually causing him to miss his entire 2021-22 season.
Jovan Buha of The Athletic claimed in the latest update that Nunn was “shooting and training around the facility”, adding that he had “a slower rise than expected”.
The Oakland alum averaged 15.0 points, 2.9 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 123 games with the Heat between 2019-2021. He shot 45.8% of his shots from the field and 36.4% of his 3-point range, proving he’s the two-way combo his guard the Lakers missed big last season.
Back on the court, Nunn says LA can count on him to deliver to the team. Consistency“That’s my number one thing: come in, night, night, be consistent on both ends of the floor,” he said in July.
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Austin Reeves and Thomas Bryant are reportedly in particularly good shape, “Two Outstanding Performers” in player training.
Reeves reportedly gained weight up to 209 pounds.
LA’s training camp officially kicks off on September 27, less than a week before the team’s preseason opener against the Sacramento Kings. They will start his season on October 18 with a clash with the Golden State Warriors.
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