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Dwight Howard took part in the Lakers' morning shoot-around and was expected to play Sunday night against Denver.
Howard did not practice Saturday because of a sprained rotator cuff in his right shoulder.
He was injured Friday against the Clippers after Caron Butler fouled him. Howard returned to the game following a Lakers timeout.
Howard is averaging 17.4 points and 12 rebounds in his first season with the team.
The Lakers have a tough schedule this week, starting Sunday against a team ahead of them in the standings and continuing with back-to-back games in Houston and San Antonio on Tuesday and Wednesday.
They finish the week with a home game Friday against Oklahoma City.
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The bad news continues to pile up for the Lakers, as now both Dwight Howard and Pau Gasol will miss time with injuries.
Dwight Howard underwent a MRI on Monday and the Lakers have announced that he is being shutdown.
Howard discussed the then upcoming procedure after Sunday’s loss to the Denver Nuggets.
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Torn labrum for Dwight Howard
The Los Angeles Lakers organization reported that center Dwight Howard has suffered a torn labrum and is out indefinitely.
The injury came in Sunday’s game against the Denver Nuggets.
To add insult to injury, literally, Pau Gasol was diagnosed with a concussion after being hit in the face in the same game.
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First Dwight Howard goes down and now Pau as well. Going to be tough road ahead for the Lakers.
Pau Gasol (concussion) will miss 2 games & see how he feels. Hill inconclusive, further tests on his hip coming. Howard out minimum 1 week.
— Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) January 7, 2013
Ken Berger tweeted both of these breaking news.
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