The season of the Los Angeles Lakers, expected to make their debut against the Golden State Warriors just tomorrow. The yellow-viola will have to do without at least for 3-4 weeks by Dennis Schroder, one of the most important additions of the Los Angeles summer. The German point guard suffered a thumb injury during the preseason and will need surgery, as stated by coach Darvin Ham.
Lakers guard Dennis Schroder will undergo surgery on his injured thumb and will miss three-to-four weeks, coach Darvin Ham says.
– Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) October 17, 2022
Russell Westbrook had also stopped for the Lakers in recent days, but his injury turned out to be nothing serious and the point guard could even play against the Warriors. Schroder signed a one-year deal with the Lakers, where he had already played the 2020-21 season, after starring at EuroBasket with Germany.