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Lakers PG Lonzo Ball to have arthroscopic surgery on left knee


The Los Angeles Lakers announced on Friday that their point guard will have the surgery. Ball has a torn meniscus in his left knee, sources told ESPN last month.
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Ball has spent much of the offseason trying to go over Aleksander Barkov Authentic Jersey all options for how to treat the Womens T.J. Warren Jersey knee, including platelet-rich plasma injection treatment and staying off the knee for a month after the season ended, as ESPN reported in June.

Ball was able to work in the weight room to try to add muscle but had returned to basketball activities on the court only briefly last month.

When asked on Wednesday whether Ball needed surgery, Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka declined to talk about the point guard’s knee other than to say that Ball is expected to be ready for the start of the season.

The Los Angeles Lakers announced LeBron James’ signing this week, making official the massive void left in the East. With the man who had won eight consecutive Eastern Conference titles now out West, the East is open for a new champion.

He didn’t get them. The Reds scored seven runs — all with two outs — to pull off a shocking 7-4 comeback victory. Joey Votto’s three-run double provided the go-ahead runs:

That double didn’t come off Allen. It came off Dan Otero, who entered with the 4-3 lead and the bases juiced. At the time, it seemed like a weird decision to bring in Otero instead of lefty Oliver Perez, given that Votto entered the game with a .961 OPS versus righties and .694 versus lefties. It was not just a weird decision. It was a colossal miscommunication between Terry Francona and pitching coach Carl Willis:

Why Dan Otero instead of Oliver Perez in the ninth? Terry Francona told Carl Willis to call for OP on the bullpen phone. Willis thought he said OT. When Otero entered, Francona was surprised.