Injury Update: Xavier Henry

Los Angeles Lakers v Washington WizardsLakers Injury Report sponsored by UCLA Health SystemXavier Henry, who has been out of action for eight days with a bone bruise and abnormality of the lateral meniscus, will be re-evaluated on Monday, Jan. 13 or Tuesday, Jan. 14th.

Henry suffered the injury late in the first quarter of the Lakers-Sixers game on Sunday, Dec. 29. He told reporters before Sunday’s game against Denver he would be re-evaluated on Thursday, which would mark 11 days since the injury occurred.

Because of a plethora of injuries to all of the Lakers primary ballhandlers and playmakers, the Kansas product had been filling in at point guard, both in a starting role and off the bench. Henry is averaging 10.1 points in 21.8 minutes per game.