Lakers forward Larry Nance Jr. suffered a concussion during the first quarter of the Lakers game against the Phoenix Suns on Sunday and missed the game’s final three quarters.
At minimum, Nance will miss the Lakers’ Tuesday night home game against the Dallas Mavericks as he undergoes the league’s concussion protocol, the Lakers said.
Nance suffered the injury while diving for a loose ball. He got fouled by Phoenix’s P.J. Tucker and then banged the back of his head hard on the court.
Nance was slow to get up, then walked to the bench holding his head. He returned seconds later to shoot two free throws, which he made. Afterward, Lakers...