• My Scores
  • MLB
  • NHL
  • NBA

VIDEO: Dwight Howard aggravates right shoulder injury again

By Royce Young | NBA writer

Uh oh.

Just when things were finally looking up for the Lakers, Dwight Howard appeared to re-injure his right shoulder.

In the fourth quarter against the Suns on Wednesday, Howard gathered an offensive rebound and exploded up for a putback, but Shannon Brown swiped down hard at the ball. Immediately Howard grabbed at his right shoulder, sitting down in pain and he left the game.

He remained on the bench icing the shoulder and did not re-enter the game.

Howard tore his right labrum in a similar manner against the Clippers a few weeks ago. He missed a week witht he injury, then re-aggravated it against Memphis, but continued to play. This latest injury could force him to miss more time as well.

"My understanding is, it hurts, it'll go away in a couple of days and he can play," said Laker coach Mike D'Antoni after the game, via CBSSports.com's Ken Berger.

Updates when they're available.

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre

nba Video

May 23, 2015
Cavs defense fueling their postseason run (2:39)
May 23, 2015
Hawks injuries are mounting up in the conference finals
(1:47)
May 23, 2015
Cavaliers at Hawks Game 2 recap
(1:57)
May 22, 2015
Gottlieb Show: Eric Musselman talks NBA playoffs
(5:50)

Latest

Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop

Picks and Projections
Get the latest picks and projections sent directly to your inbox!
Thank you for subscribing!
Be on the lookout for the latest picks, lines, projections and analysis in your inbox.