Morris will start Tuesday's Game 5 against the Suns, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.
With Anthony Davis (groin) unable to play, Morris will slot in as one of the Lakers' starting forwards. It's a tremendous increase in role for Morris, who has played just 12 minutes in the series so far. However, he was a rotation piece during the Lakers' title run last season. In last year's playoffs, he averaged 5.9 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 18.3 minutes.
Morris will start Wednesday's game against the Rockets, Ryan Ward of LakersNation.com reports.
The 31-year-old played only five total minutes over the past two games but will start Wednesday with Anthony Davis (groin) sidelined. Morris has averaged 10.5 points, 6.2 rebounds and 1.4 assists across 26.3 minutes in 26 starts this season.
Morris (ankle) is available Saturday against the Mavericks.
As expected, Morris will play despite a sprained left ankle. However, with Anthony Davis back, Morris' workload could continue decreasing.
Morris (ankle) is probable for Saturday's matchup against the Mavericks.
Morris is dealing with a sprained ankle but has played in the past three games. With Anthony Davis (calf) back, Morris' role has been reduced, and he'll likely see less than 30 minutes per game from here on out.
Morris (ankle) will play Thursday against Dallas, Kyle Goon of The Orange County Register reports.
Morris was listed as probable, so he will take the floor as expected. With Anthony Davis (calf) returning and only playing the first half, Morris will come off the bench and start the second half, the team announced.
Morris (ankle) is probable for Thursday's matchup against the Mavericks.
Morris continues to deal with a bothersome ankle injury, but it likely won't keep him out. His minutes are expected to be reduced in the near future, as Anthony Davis (calf) could return as soon as Thursday.
Morris (ankle) will play Monday against the Jazz, Kyle Goon of The Orange County Register reports.
As anticipated, Morris will be ready to take the court despite dealing with a minor ankle injury. He's putting up 13.0 points, 6.4 rebounds and 1.9 assists over his last seven matchups.
Morris (ankle) is probable for Monday's game against the Jazz, Ryan Ward of LakersNation.com reports.
Morris returned to the Lakers' lineup Saturday and posted a double-double with 10 points and 12 rebounds in 36 minutes. He's still dealing with a left ankle sprain, but he'll likely be able to suit up once again Monday.
Morris accumulated 10 points (4-12 FG, 2-8 3Pt), 12 rebounds, three assists and one block in 36 minutes during Saturday's overtime win over the Jazz.
The 31-year-old played a season-high 36 minutes in his return to the starting lineup after missing the previous two games with a sprained ankle. Morris recorded just his second double-double of the season against a Jazz team without Rudy Gobert (rest). The 10-year forward had put together a solid four-game stretch before going down with an injury, averaging 14.5 points, 5.0 rebounds, 2.5 three-pointers and 1.3 steals while shooting 55.8 percent from the field in that span. He should hover around 30 minutes per game as long as LeBron James (ankle) and Anthony Davis (calf) are out of the lineup.
Morris (ankle) will play and start Saturday against the Jazz, Dan Woike of the Los Angeles Times reports.
After missing two games with a sprained ankle, Morris is returning to the lineup. Over his past nine appearances, he's averaged 13.4 points, 6.1 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 29.2 minutes.
Morris (ankle) is questionable for Saturday's game against Utah.
Morris has missed the last two games due to a left ankle sprain, but he has a chance to return Saturday. If he's held out once again, Talen Horton-Tucker and Devontae Cacok could see increased run for the Lakers.
Morris (ankle) will not play Thursday against Boston, Jovan Buha of The Athletic reports.
Morris will miss his second game in a row while dealing with a sprained left ankle. His next chance to play will be Saturday against Utah.
Morris (ankle) is questionable for Thursday's game against Boston, Ryan Ward of LakersNation.com reports.
The veteran missed Tuesday's game against Charlotte with a left ankle sprain and will likely be a game-time call versus the Celtics. Talen Horton-Tucker started in place of Morris on Tuesday and could see a similar role if Morris is ultimately kept sidelined for a second straight.
Morris (ankle) will not play Tuesday against the Hornets, Bill Oram of The Athletic reports.
A sprained ankle will keep Morris out of Tuesday's game after he was initially questionable. Morris had averaged 13.4 points, 6.1 rebounds and 2.2 three-pointers over his previous nine games (all starts).
Morris is questionable for Tuesday's game against the Hornets with a left ankle sprain, Kyle Goon of The Orange County Register reports.
The 31-year-old apparently picked up the injury Monday against the Knicks, as he had his ankle taped during the contest. Morris is one of seven players whose status is in question for the Lakers, while Anthony Davis (calf) LeBron James (knee) and Jared Dudley (knee) have already been ruled out Tuesday.
Morris posted 17 points (7-11 FG, 3-6 3Pt), four assists, two rebounds and one block in 26 minutes during Monday's loss to the Knicks.
Morris had to leave Monday's game in the first half due to an ankle injury, but he got the ankle re-taped and returned. The 31-year-old has now scored double-digit points in eight out of his last nine games, a span in which he's averaged 13.4 points, 6.1 rebounds, 2.2 three-pointers, 1.6 assists and 0.8 steals. Morris has started the last 22 games and should continue playing anywhere between 24-33 minutes for at least another week with both LeBron James (ankle) and Anthony Davis (calf) out of the lineup.
Morris is available to return to Monday's game after rolling his ankle, Mike Trudell of the Lakers' official site reports.
Morris had to leave Monday's game in the first half due to the ankle injury, but he got the ankle re-taped and could return. Morris has been locked into the starting lineup for the Lakers since Feb. 24.
Morris was ejected from Thursday's game against Miami after being assessed two technical fouls, Jovan Buha of The Athletic reports.
Morris had choice words with the ref, which led to his ejection in the fourth quarter. The 31-year-old had tallied 12 points, three rebounds, one steal and one block prior to his dismissal.
Morris recorded 15 points (6-13 FG, 3-8 3Pt), nine rebounds, one assist and one steal across 24 minutes in Tuesday's 110-101 win over Toronto.
Morris continued his solid offensive play, tallying double figures in the scoring column for a fifth time over the past six games. Dating back to March 26, Morris is averaging 13.0 points along with 7.3 rebounds in six games.
Morris delivered 14 points (6-13 FG, 2-6 3Pt), eight rebounds and two assists across 32 minutes in Friday's win over the Kings.
Morris has been a reliable scoring threat with Anthony Davis (calf) and LeBron James (ankle) both sidelined. The veteran forward has scored in double digits in four games in a row and has achieved that feat regularly since moving to the starting lineup, putting up at least 10 points in 11 of his previous 17 starts.
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