Lakers forward Larry Nance Jr. hit a minor milestone Tuesday in his recovery from a bone bruise he sustained in the Lakers’ Dec. 20 game against the Charlotte Hornets.
“I’m off crutches,” Nance said. “So, good day.”
The Lakers said Nance will be out for approximately four weeks, but Nance is hoping his recovery will be a little bit quicker. With no structural damage in his left knee, the timetable is just a matter of how quickly Nance heals. A bone bruise earlier in the season kept Nance out only a few days.
Having a history of knee injuries, Nance did worry at first that this injury was more significant. Nance tore the ACL in his right knee while in college at...