Don't expect Farmar, Meeks or Henry back before All-Star break next weekend (two more games after today). Gasol/Kobe also out, of course.
Laker injury update, my 4,379th this season: Hill = game-time decision (strained neck). Meeks = out until at least Sunday (sprained ankle)
X-rays were negative on Meeks' R ankle but D'Antoni said the sprain will keep Jodie out the rest of the road trip at least
DAntoni said Jodie Meeks had an MRI on his foot. It came back negative, but there had been fears of a stress fracture
Los Angeles Times "Injuries have opened up an opportunity for Lakers guard Jodie Meeks, who has started 30 of 37 games this season. Meeks is now more than halfway to hitting an incentive in his contract that would reward him with an additional $200,000. According to his agreement with the Lakers, Meeks has a..." January 12
Pro Basketball Talk "Jodie Meeks — you know, one of the few healthy guards the Lakers have left on the roster — has been officially warned by the league for flopping. As he should have been. You can see the play above — it’s late in the Lakers loss to Bucks New Year’s Eve and the Lakers were dreaming of a comeback...." January 03
With Nash out, Jodie Meeks will start at shooting guard, Steve Blake will start at the 1.
Fansided "This seasons Los Angeles Lakers team are going to see a mix of players switching from point guard to shooting guard throughout the entire season. Meeks is one of those players who will see time at both positions just like Steve Blake. Meeks concern right now is improving his production from..." September 28
Injuries from last season to Jordan Hill (hip) and Jodie Meeks (ankle) have healed nicely. Both are moving well.
No changes to injured Lakers guys: Nash, Blake, World Peace, Meeks and, of course, Kobe all out today.
L.A. Daily News "An MRI taken Thursday afternoon revealed that Lakers guard Jodie Meeks has a partial ligament tear in his sprained left ankle, according to a league source. The Lakers had listed Meeks as doubtful to play in Game 3 Friday of their first-round series against the San Antonio Spurs before he..." April 26
Stave Blake is out indefinitely with a strained hammy. Nash received two epidurals and a cortisone shot and is doubtful. Meeks also doubtful