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The Los Angeles Lakers received some good news for a change: An X-ray, Ray, CT Scan and MRI on Earl Clark's foot all came back negative, according to beat writer Mike Trudell.
Clark is expected to suit up Tuesday against the Phoenix Suns.
The Lakers have been hammered with injuries, losing Pau Gasol for about a month and dealing with Dwight Howard's recurring shoulder injuries.
LAL got good news: an X-Ray, CT Scan & MRI on Earl Clark's R foot all came back negative. He will play tonight vs. Phoenix.
— Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) February 12, 2013
Clark technically has a "sore right foot," but since the exams came back negative, he's good to play through it.
— Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) February 12, 2013
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