Another Lakers youngster is done for the season as Josh Hart will miss the next 12 weeks after undergoing a procedure on his right knee, the team announced Thursday.
BREAKING: Josh Hart underwent a successful ultrasonic debridement procedure on his right knee patellar tendon this morning.
⁰Hart is expected to make a full recovery and return to basketball activities in approximately 12 weeks. pic.twitter.com/Q5FzDmrYjO
— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) March 28, 2019
Hart, 24, averaged 7.8 points and 3.7 rebounds in 67 games this season. He’s shot 40.8 percent from the field and 33.9 percent from 3-point range.
Los Angeles selected Hart out of Villanova with the 30th pick in the 2017 draft. He has knocked down 36.5 percent of his shots from behind the arc.
Lonzo Ball (ankle) and Brandon Ingram (deep venous thrombosis) have also been ruled out for the season.