Sun injures ankle

Sun Yue has suffered a sprained left ankle, the Lakers announced today. Sun was injured during a practice Monday with the D-Fenders, the Lakers’ developmental league team. X-rays were negative and an MRI exam confirmed the sprain. He is expected to be sidelined for between three and six weeks. When he’s fit to play, he’ll rejoin the Lakers. Sun, a rookie guard from China, played six games for the D-Fenders and averaged 9.8 points, 3.7 assists and 3.3 rebounds. He also played in 10 games with the Lakers and scored six points in a total of 28 minutes.

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