LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 04: Dennis Schroder #17 of the Los Angeles Lakers gets help to his feet from head coach Frank Vogel and Kyle Kuzma #0 during the first half against the Denver Nuggets at Staples Center on February 04, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2021 NBAE. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Frank Vogel opened up about the condition of Dennis Schroder and when the versatile guard can return to the Lakers lineup.
Vogel, the head coach of the Lakers, said Schroder can return as early as Saturday vs the Indiana Pacers.
“The earliest he can return is that Indiana [Pacers] game,” Vogel said, via Ryan Ward of Lakers Nation.
Schroder has been out since early May, due to the Health and Safety protocols of the NBA, and could miss the rest of the regular seaosn in order to be ready for the play-in tournament on May 18.