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Lakers coach Luke Walton says Lonzo Ball 'would've played in a regular season game

Last night, Luke Walton decided to sit Lonzo Ball as the Denver Nuggets defeated them 128-107 Ball was diagnosed with a mild left ankle sprain after Monday's 113-107 preseason lost to the Denver Nuggets at Staples Center If this game was during the regular season, Walton admitted that Ball would've played “My guess is yeah, he would’ve played in a regular season game,” Lakers coach Luke Walton said after the game. “Marco [Nunez, the Lakers’ head athletic trainer] told me he was out. We were prepping for the game, so I didn’t ask details as far as what went into that decision. I’ll obviously have deeper talks with Marco tonight and tomorrow.” Ball was one of the projected starters, along with Brook Lopez (back spasms) and Brandon Ingram (head contusion) to get the night off The Lakers hope to have all three back for Sunday’s game against the Sacramento Kings at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
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