Lakers SG Nick Young has 'small' kneecap fracture

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Nick Young diagnosed with small fracture in knee
Sunday March 15th, 2015

Los Angeles Lakers forward Nick Young has a small fracture of his left kneecap, the team announced on Wednesday. The Lakers expect the fracture to heal itself with rest.

Young underwent the CT scan on Wednesday after missing the Lakers' last 11 games. He has not played since Feb. 22

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In 42 games this season, Young has averaged 13.4 points and 2.3 rebounds in 23.8 minutes.

The Lakers entered Wednesday 17-49, second-to-last in the Western Conference. Los Angeles has 16 games remaining, beginning with Thursday's home game against the Utah Jazz.

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