Luke Walton: Lakers 'won't rush' Lonzo Ball (left knee) back

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ABC News—Lonzo Ball will not participate in full-contact practice when the Los Angeles Lakers open training camp next week, head coach Luke Walton said. Ball, a second-year point guard, had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee in mid-July. The Lakers said after the surgery that Ball would be fully recovered by camp, but Walton said they want to play it safe with him. "He will be in camp participating. He won't be doing full 5-on-5 contact at camp, at the start of...

Lonzo Ball's knee is '100 percent' but Lakers will still ease him back at start of training camp. Luke Walton says L.A. will play it safe with Ball, who underwent a knee procedure in July