President Magic Johnson meant to fix matters by having an "air it out" conversation with the players involved in trade talks, but that only backfired, as the results have shown in the last few weeks.
In 47 games this season, Ball averaged 9.9 points, 5.3 rebounds, and 5.4 assists.
The Los Angeles Lakers are now on a five-game losing streak, and it looks like the team will not be able to make the playoffs.
Following that roughly week-long saga, Magic felt it was necessary to reunite the players under the common goal of making the playoffs with more of a nurturing approach, only to backtrack on those comments in a more defensive stance with a lack of sympathy for the players he essentially dragged through the mud.
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She retired after losing the first game. "It was hard for me to close out those sets", Halep told reporters, praising Kozlova. The Romanian was one of six seeds to progress, with Svitolina joining her after a 7-5 6-4 win over Daria Gavrilova.
Kyle Kuzma added 21 points after missing two games with an ankle injury.
Lakers head coach Luke Walton confirmed that Ingram - who plays for the franchise's G League affiliate, the South Bay Lakers - will join the team in Chicago.
With the Lakers' season fading as they fall further out of playoff contention, the organization will play it safe with its young prospects.
The news coming out of Los Angeles appears to indicate that a Laker other than LeBron James will be shut down for the remainder of the season. We go into Toronto our next game.
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At 30-36, L.A.is in 11th place in the Western Conference and seven games out of the final wild card spot.
Los Angeles Lakers guard Andre Ingram scored 19 points in his National Basketball Association debut last April.
"You've got to put everything on the table", Van Gundy retorted. After a 2-5 start to the year, Los Angeles won nine of their next 11 games.
During an episode of Fox Sports 1's First Things First sports television personality and sports radio talk show host Nick Wright discussed the severity of Ingram's health concerns and what it means for the Lakers moving forward. Obviously at the end of the day, I got to make sure I don't make the damage worse.
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Ball injured his ankle at Houston, and the initial timetable for his recovery given by the team was four to six weeks.