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Lakers are getting injured at an alarming pace
Lakers are getting injured at an alarming pace

The Lakers season opener on Tuesday night saw rookie power forward Julius Randle carted off in a stretcher with a broken tibia. After a difficult 27-55 season, the Lakers drafted Randle with the seventh overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft. It's not entirely clear how long Randle will sit out, but his rookie season is certainly in jeopardy. Last year, the Lakers saw players miss a league-high 319 games due to injury. Veteran guard Steve Nash has already been declared out for the season with chronic nerve issues in his back. Nick Young will miss about 17 games as he recovers from thumb surgery. If Randle sits out the remainder of the year, along with Nash and Young's lost...

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