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Lakers' Max Christie: Posts 10 points in return
Christie registered 10 points (4-10 FG, 2-4 3PT, 0-1 FT). four rebounds, two assists, one steal and one block in 25 minutes in Tuesday's 125-120 win over Salt Lake City.
Christie missed a slew of time in mid-November due to COVID-19 and spent some time in the NBA before returning to South Bay for Tuesday's game. In his two G League appearances, the second-rounder has averaged 14.0 points and 4.5 rebounds in 28.5 minutes per game.... See More ... See Less
Lakers' Max Christie: Sent to G League
The Lakers assigned Christie to South Bay on Tuesday, Harrison Faigen of SBNation.com reports.
Christie's made nine appearances at the NBA level this season, but he was only part of the regular rotation for a four-game stretch in mid-November. The rookie second-round pick figures to get extended run during his stint in the G League.... See More ... See Less
Lakers' Max Christie: Set to return Friday
Christie (COVID-19) has cleared health and safety protocols and is expected to be available for Friday's game versus the Spurs, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports.
Christie has missed the last three games due to the league's health and safety protocols. Christie is averaging 3.1 points and 2.6 rebounds in 11.5 minutes across eight games.... See More ... See Less
Lakers' Max Christie: Won't play Tuesday
Christie (COVID-19 protocols) has been ruled out for Tuesday's game against the Suns, Ryan Ward of LakersNation.com reports.
Christie will miss a third consecutive game due to the league's health and safety protocols. However, he'll have a few additional days to recover before the Lakers take on the Spurs on Friday.... See More ... See Less
Lakers' Max Christie: Not playing Sunday
Christie (COVID-19 protocols) remains out for Sunday's game against the Spurs.
Christie missed Friday's game against the Pistons and is now set to be out for a second straight contest as he's in the league's health and safety protocols. His next chance to play will come Tuesday at Phoenix, but given the short span between games, it wouldn't be shocking if he misses a few more games while he regains his conditioning.... See More ... See Less
Lakers' Max Christie: Sitting out Friday
Christie (COVID-19 protocols) is out for Friday's meeting with the Pistons, NBA writer Marc Stein reports.
Christie was put into the league's health and safety protocols Wednesday and has failed to clear them in time for Friday's game against the Pistons. Matt Ryan and Juan Toscano-Anderson (back) should be in line for expanded roles while Christie's next chance to take the floor will come Sunday against the Spurs.... See More ... See Less
Lakers' Max Christie: Enters health and safety protocols
Christie entered the league's health and safety protocols Wednesday, Jovan Buha of The Athletic reports.
Christie has played double-digit minutes in each of the last four games, but it's not yet clear whether he'll be able to suit up Friday against the Pistons. Wenyen Gabriel and Juan Toscano-Anderson are candidates to see slightly increased playing time if Christie is sidelined.... See More ... See Less
Lakers' Max Christie: Called up by Lakers again
The Lakers have called up Christie from South Bay, Ryan Ward of LakersNation.com reports.
Christie has been called up once again after posting solid numbers in his South Bay debut. He posted 18 points against Stockton on Saturday, but he's not expected to play a big role with Los Angeles.... See More ... See Less
Lakers' Max Christie: Sent back to G League
The Lakers assigned Christie to the South Bay Lakers of the G League on Friday, Ryan Ward of LakersNation.com reports.
Christie has played in two games this season and averaged 2.5 points, 1.0 rebounds and 0.5 assists in 2.5 minutes. The second-round rookie will receive more opportunities to play for the South Bay Lakers.... See More ... See Less
Lakers' Max Christie: Called up by Lakers
The Lakers have recalled Christie from the G League's South Bay ahead of Sunday's game against the Nuggets, Ryan Ward of LakersNation.com reports.
The Lakers will have several absences Sunday and will likely be shorthanded when it comes to depth, but Christie figures to be nothing more than a deep bench alternative while he stays with Los Angeles. He shouldn't see heavy minutes and could be reassigned to the G League affiliate rather quickly.... See More ... See Less
Max Christie: Assigned to South Bay
Christie was assigned to the South Bay Lakers on Monday, Marc J. Spears of ESPN.com reports.
Christie was drafted No. 35 overall by the Lakers this offseason and started multiple preseason games but was unable to secure a rotation spot during the regular season. The Michigan State product was drafted as a developmental piece and will likely take on a lead role for South Bay.... See More ... See Less
Lakers' Max Christie: Returns to bench Tuesday
Christie is not in the starting lineup for Tuesday's season opener against the Warriors, Dan Woike of the Los Angeles Times reports.
Christie will move back to the bench after starting and playing 21 minutes in the Lakers' preseason finale. It's unclear how much playing time the 2022 second-round pick will receive in the regular season, so Tuesday's game should be a good indicator of his role going forward.... See More ... See Less
Lakers' Max Christie: Rejoin starting five Friday
Christie is in the starting lineup for Friday's preseason finale versus the Kings, Mike Trudell of the Lakers' official site reports.
Friday's game will mark Christie's third start for the Lakers this preseason. While it is unlikely that Christie will remain the starter once the regular season rolls around, Lakers coach Darvin Ham clearly does not have a set lineup in mind. The rookie out of Michigan State certainly has a chance to see significant minutes this season.... See More ... See Less
Lakers' Max Christie: Moves back to bench Wednesday
Christie will not start in Wednesday's preseason matchup with the Timberwolves, Dave McMenamin of ESPN.com reports.
Christie has started the last two preseason games for the Lakers. He tallied seven points, five rebounds, one assist and one block in 29 minutes Sunday against the Warriors. However, with the Lakers' typical starters returning, Christie will likely move back to a reserve role for the regular season.... See More ... See Less
Lakers' Max Christie: Joins starting five Thursday
Christie will start Thursday's preseason game against the Timberwolves.
With several of the Lakers' marquee names resting Thursday, Christie will make his first (preseason) NBA start after he was selected by the Lakers with the No. 35 pick in the 2022 Draft. Rounding out the Lakers' starting five will be Austin Reaves, Scotty Pippen, Wenyen Gabriel and Thomas Bryant.... See More ... See Less
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