Thursday, October 22, 2009

Morgan To Miss More Practices

By Bruin Basketball Report

Sophomore center J'mison Morgan is still experiencing swelling in his left knee; however, his MRI tests from Wednesday were negative. 

UCLA coaches said Morgan will miss the next 3 to 4 practices and will continue to do daily rehabilitation.

Morgan averaged 2.3 points and 1.0 rebounds in limited action last season, but is expected to log major minutes in the post this season.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

J'mison Morgan Joins Walking Wounded

By Bruin Basketball Report

Having the day off from practice didn’t keep one Bruin from needing medical attention. 

Sophomore center J’mison Morgan had some swelling in his left knee today and had an MRI this evening for which the results won’t be known until tomorrow.  

UCLA Coach Ben Howland now has six scholarship players injured and unable to fully practice.

Morgan joins sophomore guard Jerime Anderson (left groin), senior forward James Keefe (left shoulder), sophomore guard Malcolm Lee (concussion), freshman forward Brendan Lane (left ankle) and freshman forward Mike Moser (lower back). 

Morgan will definitely miss practice tomorrow, as will Lee. Anderson will definitely miss tomorrow and in all likelihood, will be out for one more week. 

Lane will miss tomorrow’s practice as well and will be out for 1-2 weeks. Moser is still day-to-day, but is listed as doubtful for tomorrow’s practice. 

Keefe will practice tomorrow for about 50 minutes, including some light contact drills for the first time for about 20 minutes.

to practice tomorrow at 3:00 p.m. after a regularly scheduled day off on Tuesday (Oct. 20). 

Monday, October 19, 2009

Five Bruins Miss Practice With Injuries

By Bruin Basketball Report

UCLA now has five scholarship players on the inactive list for practice. 

Joining sophomore guard Jerime Anderson (groin) and senior forward James Keefe (shoulder) on the injured list are sophomore guard Malcolm Lee (concussion), freshman forward Brendan Lane (ankle) and freshman forward Mike Moser (back). 

Lee sustained a very mild (grade one) concussion yesterday and sat out of today’s practice for precautionary measures. He is listed as day-to-day and is scheduled to follow up with the doctor tomorrow. 

Moser suffered a lower back strain in practice today. He is also listed as day-to-day and will be seeing the doctor tomorrow. 

Brendan Lane suffered a left ankle sprain in practice today. The X-ray hasn’t been read, but he is expected to be out 1-2 weeks. He will be joining his teammates at the doctor’s office tomorrow. 

Anderson will also have a follow-up tomorrow with the doctor for his strained left groin. He is not expected to return to practice this week.

UCLA has a regularly scheduled day off tomorrow and returns to practice on Wednesday, Oct. 21.