Jodie Meeks leaves vs. Minnesota in first quarter, will not return


Nov 10, 2013; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Jodie Meeks (20) steals the ball from Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Alexey Shved (1) in the second half of the game at Staples Center. Timberwolves won 113-90. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Just as a trio of guards make their returns, out goes another. Jodie Meeks landed awkwardly on Minnesota Timberwolves’ guard Corey Brewer after a jump shot. Meeks immediately crumpled to the ground in obvious pain before being helped off the court. Meeks did gingerly walk under his own power from the tunnel to the locker room, but certainly was hampered. His return was fairly quickly ruled out.

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