National Basketball Association roundup
(The Sports Xchange) - Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal underwent an MRI exam Saturday that revealed a non-displaced fracture of the scaphoid bone in his left wrist and the team announced the injury will require surgery.
The injury occurred during the first quarter of Washington's preseason game against the Charlotte Hornets in Greenville, S.C., on Friday.
Beal averaged 17.1 points per game last season, his second in the NBA.
The team said a timeline for Beal's recovery will be announced following his surgery.
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Los Angeles Lakers point guard Jeremy Lin sprained his left ankle during practice. The team said Lin will be re-evaluated Sunday.
Coach Byron Scott said that Lin's ankle was stepped on during the 5-on-5 session and was in "a little pain," according to the Los Angeles Times.
The Lakers acquired Lin from the Houston Rockets in July.
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