Frank Vogel reveals when Lakers expect to have Alex Caruso back

Brad Sullivan
1 Min Read

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Frank Vogel indicated that he hopes to have Alex Caruso back in the team’s lineup when it returns home for games later this week.

Including Tuesday night’s matchup against the Memphis Grizzlies, Caruso has missed the last five games for the Lakers due to the NBA’s health and safety protocols. That comes after Caruso dealt with a hip flexor injury during the preseason.

Prior to being taken out of the lineup, Caruso offered modest numbers for the Lakers, averaging 5.3 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.0 assist per game.

While those numbers weren’t integral in helping the Lakers get off to a 2-1 start, Caruso’s time on the court has been productive during the young season.

Those home games later this week will pit the Lakers in consecutive games against the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday and the Chicago Bulls on Friday night.

Share This Article
Brad is a freelance writer for, who can clearly recall watching Lakers games in 1972 as they captured the first of their 11 Los Angeles-based titles. The franchise's evolution into a beloved and iconic franchise among its fan base since that memorable year allows for a wider perspective to be a part of his writing about the team's current fortunes.