Injury Update: Jodie Meeks and Jordan Hill

Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami HeatLakers Injury Report sponsored by UCLA Health SystemThough Steve Nash and Steve Blake both returned and started for the Lakers at Minnesota, the team lost Jodie Meeks (ankle) and Jordan Hill (cervical strain and headache) early in the first quarter.

Meeks played a minute-and-a-half before leaving for good after going up for a jump shot and landing on Corey Brewer’s foot. Postgame, coach Mike D’Antoni acknowledged the shooting guard would be miss the final two games of the road trip at Cleveland and at Philadelphia.

Hill was on the floor for three-and-a-half minutes before being elbowed by teammate Chris Kaman. D’Antoni stated postgame the team held him out the rest of the game for precautionary reasons. His status is uncertain for Wednesday’s contest at Cleveland.

Both Meeks and Hill are the only Lakers to appear in all 48 games thus far this season.