Lakers forward Nick Young will sit out Thursday’s game against the Chicago Bulls (30-17) at Staples Center after missing the previous contest because of a sprained right ankle.
Young sprained his right ankle during Monday’s practice, an injury that caused him to sit out Tuesday’s loss to Washington and run only on a treadmill during Wednesday’s practice. But Young will travel with the Lakers for their four-game trip beginning in New York on Sunday.
Before his injury, Young went scoreless on two field-goal attempts in only nine minutes in Sunday’s loss after Scott disliked his body language and overall effort.
Young has averaged 14.1 points per game, but he has shot at only a 37.3 percent clip.
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