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The Los Angeles Lakers announced that point guard Lonzo Ball will be out four to six weeks, after the MRI confirmed a Grade 3 left ankle sprain.

The 21-year-old player suffered the injury while playing against the Houston Rockets on Saturday.

This season, Ball is averaging 9.9 points, 5.3 rebounds and 5.4 assists, while shooting at 40.6 percent from the floor in 30.3 minutes of action.