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Lakers players miss 339 games to injury during dismal season
Lakers players miss 339 games to injury during dismal season

The Lakers won just 21 games through a difficult 2014-15 season. Injuries were a major factor, starting with Steven Nash (back) in training camp and ending with rookie Jordan Clarkson hobbled with an ankle injury. The Lakers saw players sit for 339 games because of injury and 355 in total. Kobe Bryant missed 39 games with a shoulder injury. Before he was lost for the season, the all-star guard rested for eight games -- not included in the injury tally. Nash was waived late in the season, after missing 73 games. Rookie Julius Randle broke his leg on opening night, leaving him out of commission for the following 81 games. Nick Young was injured for 39 games with ankle, thumb and...

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