Lakers forward Earl Clark involved in “minor accident” but wasn’t injured

Lakers forward Earl Clark was involved in what a team spokesman described as a “minor accident” at some point after the team’s morning shootaround today at the practice facility in El Segundo. But the team official said that Clark wasn’t injured and is expected to suit up tonight when the Lakers host the New Orleans Hornets at Staples Center.

710 ESPN’s Beto Duran saw Clark’s accident first-hand and described this way in a tweet below.


Clark has shown vast improvement in his scoring output and energy lately, averaging 13.7 points on 50 percent shooting and 6.7 rebounds in 30.3 minutes per game in the past three contests. It’s possible his playing time could dip tonight when the Lakers host the New Orleans Orleans at Staples Center. Lakers forward Metta World Peace will return to the lineup after missing the past six games while rehabbing a surgically repaired left knee.


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