The artist formerly known as Ron Artest has a cartilage tear in the lateral meniscus of his left knee. The timetable for his return is unknown at this time.
Part of the Lakers problem this year has been injuries to almost everyone on their squad. It is hard to develop chemistry when 5-7 of your core players have missed time due to injury.
One of those core players has been Dwight Howard and Metta says he has been getting a bum rap because his back isn’t completely healthy. Here is how Metta describes Dwight’s injury.
“It’s like having back surgery, and your partner is asking you to make love the same way,” World Peace said. “It’s impossible, you can’t put your back into it as much.”
And there you have it.