Lakers Leading League in Unfortunate Stat

Utah Jazz v Los Angeles LakersLakers Injury Report sponsored by UCLA Health SystemA plethora of injuries have made a bigger impact on the 2013-14 Lakers season than perhaps anything else, with starters Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash leading the games-missed train with 40 of the 46 apiece on the shelf.

In fact, L.A.’s 153 total games missed this season easily lead the NBA, and are 16 more than second-place Milwaukee and 42 more than the squad with the third most (New York, 111). Here’s a list of some of the most injury-plagued squads (and least injured):

LAKERS:
Kobe Bryant: 40
Steve Nash: 40
Steve Blake: 25
Jordan Farmar: 24
Xavier Henry: 15
Chris Kaman: 5
Pau Gasol: 3
Wesley Johnson: 1
TOTAL: 153

MILWAUKEE:
Carlos Delfino: 43
Larry Sanders: 26
Zaza Pachulia: 25
Caron Butler: 14
Luke Ridnour: 7
John Henson: 5
Ersan Ilyasova: 5
Brandon Knight: 4
Ekpe Udoh: 4
Gary Neal: 2
O.J. Mayo: 2
TOTAL: 137

NEW YORK:
Tyson Chandler: 24
Metta World Peace: 21
Raymond Felton: 16
Pablo Priginoi: 16
Amare Stoudemire: 12
Kenyon Martin: 11
Beno Udrih: 5
Carmelo Anthony: 3
Andrea Bargnani: 3
TOTAL: 111

WASHINGTON:
Al Harrington: 36
Otto Porter: 17
Chris Singleton: 13
Glen Rice Jr.: 14
Bradley Beal: 9
Nene: 7
Trevor Ariza: 5
Kevin Seraphin: 2
Martell Webster: 2
TOTAL: 106

DENVER:
Danilo Gallinari: 42
JaVale McGee: 37
Wilson Chandler: 8
Darrell Arthur: 8
Anthony Randolph: 3
Kenneth Faried: 2
Ty Lawson: 2
Jordan Hamilton: 1
Randy Foye: 1
TOTAL: 104

PHOENIX:
Emeka Okafor: 43
Alex Len: 28
Eric Bledsoe: 19
Goran Dragic: 3
Leandro Barbosa: 2
TOTAL: 95

BROOKLYN:
Andrei Kirilenko: 26
Brook Lopez: 25
Deron Williams: 16
Jason Terry: 15
Paul Pierce: 5
Kevin Garnett: 1
TOTAL: 88

PORTLAND:
C.J. McCollum: 34
TOTAL: 34

INDIANA:
Danny Granger: 25
George Hill: 3
Lance Stephenson: 1
C.J. Watson: 1
TOTAL: 30

OKLAHOMA CITY:
Russell Westbrook: 20
Thabo Sefolosha: 4
Nick Collison: 1
Kevin Durant: 1
Serge Ibaka: 1
TOTAL: 27

TORONTO:
Tyler Hansbrough: 8
Landry Fields: 4
Quincy Acy: 3
DeMar DeRozan: 1
John Salmons: 1
TOTAL: 17