Los Angeles Lakers received bad news about Gabe Vincent: $33 million contract on the operating table

While their performance is unstable, especially after winning the NBA In-Season Tournament championship, the Los Angeles Lakers have just received more bad news about a player they hope will return to help the team.

Lakers Injury Report: When will Gabe Vincent return from injury? - Silver  Screen and Roll

Gabe Vincent, the $33 million contract signed by the Lakers last summer, will have to stay away from the soccer field for a while longer. The reason is that the 27-year-old defender will go on the operating table to have minor surgery on his left knee.

Gabe’s surgery was completed today Vietnam time, starting a recovery process expected to last at least 6-8 weeks.

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Gabe Vincent cannot play at 100% for the Los Angeles Lakers yet, he will now be away from the football field for another 6-8 weeks.

Once a player who promised to be of great help to the Los Angeles Lakers, Gabe Vincent has so far only appeared 5 times for the yellow and purple team. He had to limit his training from late October to mid-December because his left knee was constantly swollen.

A week ago, he played again in the Lakers’ match, losing 108-124 to the Chicago Bulls. Even though he only played for 14 minutes, Gabe Vincent continued to have swelling in his left knee and again made friends with the bench.

To completely solve this problem, the Los Angeles Lakers medical team and Gabe Vincent personally decided to go to the operating table. This is the last option that no one wants to do because it will cause Vincent to miss another 6-8 weeks.

But after trying many methods without success, including continuously draining fluid for weeks, the parties decided to let Gabe have surgery.

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Gabe Vincent has been struggling with a left knee injury since the beginning of the season, tried many ways but could not completely cure it

Before coming to the Los Angeles Lakers, Gabe Vincent was an important member of the Miami Heat’s East championship squad last season.

His strengths are scoring points and creating assists in the second team, elements the Lakers need to increase depth, while also helping to lighten the load for LeBron James during the Regular Season.

Unfortunately, so far, Gabe Vincent has only appeared 5 times with an average of 25 minutes of play, scoring 5.4 points and adding 3.0 assists per game.

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Gabe Vincent when facing Stephen Curry in preseason

The fact that Gabe Vincent is out of action for 6-8 weeks will cause coach Darvin Ham more headaches with the personnel problem. The Los Angeles Lakers captain is constantly changing the starting lineup but it is still not effective.

In parallel with the effort to change the current rotation, the possibility that the yellow and purple team will look to the transfer market in the near future cannot be ruled out to improve the quality of the squad.

Lakers Injury Report: Gabe Vincent out with left knee effusion - Silver  Screen and Roll

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