Basketball: Lakers forward Hachimura sidelined with nasal fracture


Los Angeles Lakers forward Rui Hachimura will miss the team's away game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday due to a nasal fracture, the NBA club said. The 25-year-old, who has averaged 11.8 points and 3.8 rebounds over 12 games so far this season, is scheduled to be reassessed by a doctor in around a week, the Lakers said Friday. It is another injury blow for Hachimura, who missed four games from late October originally for a left eye contusion before he was placed in the NBA's concussion protocol. He scored his season-best 24 points when he returned on Nov. 8 in the Lakers' 128-94 lo...

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