Los Angeles Lakers ahead Kyle Kuzma exited Tuesday night time’s win over the Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder within the second quarter with a gruesome-looking eye damage.
Kuzma took an elbow on to his proper eye from Thunder ahead Darius Bazley. He instantly left for the locker room, as per the NBA’s blood rule, then watched the rest of the sport from the bench.
After the sport, head coach Frank Vogel informed reporters that Kuzma suffered an “eye abrasion” and was cleared by the medical employees.
Frank Vogel mentioned Kyle Kuzma was recognized with a watch abrasion. He was out there to play and cleared by the medical group, however Vogel mentioned he used his “higher judgement” and determined to not play him for the second half.
— Kyle Goon (@kylegoon) November 20, 2019
Kuzma put up 5 factors in 9 minutes Tuesday earlier than exiting and is averaging 14 factors per recreation thus far this season. He additionally missed a month — spanning the tip of the preseason and the start of the common season — with a foot damage.
Lakers’ Kyle Kuzma holds his eye after being poked by Thunder ahead Darius Bazley throughout their recreation on Tuesday. (Sean M. Haffey/Getty Photos)