Kendrick Nunn cleared for increased contact in workouts – report

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Kendrick Nunn’s pathway for his basketball comeback appears smooth and good to continue.

As provided by Jovan Buha of The Athletic, Nunn was allowed to go for an increased contact in workouts for the past-two plus weeks – an indication that his recovery is heading in the right direction.

It was already revealed by coach Darvin Ham in the Los Angeles Lakers’ post-workout interview last Tuesday that Nunn “looked good” fulfilling individual workouts and lifting heavy weights.

“He’s looked great. He’s out there just doing individual workouts and he’s going crazy in the weight room. We’ve had some individual and combo workouts, but he looks great. He’s looked great and it’s like, man, a breath of fresh air from him as well so we gone have a good damn team.”

Nunn was shelved for the whole 2021-2022 season due to a bone bruise in his right knee. Last week, reports appeared that his ramp-up has been “slower than anticipated” in which he denied.

As a combo guard, Nunn’s production will be very much needed by the Lakers to revive their status as a contender in the league.

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