"I'm good to go," Hills said Wednesday, adding he was still sore but didn't need an MRI. "I stepped on, I think it was [
"Right now I'm on pace to play tomorrow."
The Lakers host the
Price's MRI came back clean. The Lakers expect him to start Thursday night.
"Once he gets back over here, I'm sure [trainer] Gary Vitti will give me an update on him as well," Coach
The nature of the injury isn't clear yet, but Scott said it had been "bothering" Price. The veteran point guard was also hit in the face, a concern given he's playing with a recently broken nose.
If Price was unable to play, Jeremy Lin would presumably have stepped into the starting lineup. On Tuesday night, Scott wouldn't say who would start at center if Hill was unavailable.
The Lakers expect to have Bryant available against Cleveland; sitting out practices have essentially become the norm for the 36-year-old guard.