Real GM Basketball " Jodie Meeks has a stress reaction in his lower back and will be out several months. Meeks signed with the Detroit Pistons in the offseason. The Pistons will be forced to play Josh Smith more at small forward while Meeks is out." October 14
Detroit Free Press "Jodie Meeks didn't describe hours of working on his ball-handling. He didn't recall doing lay-up drills designed to help players finish through contact. That isn't to say he didn't do that stuff. He has always worked on his game. But he said Wednesday that opportunity was the main reason..." October 02
Detroit Free Press "New Detroit Pistons shooting guard Jodie Meeks was asked about his favorite Kobe Bryant moment. He didn’t need much time. It was his first day of training camp as a Los Angeles Laker. “Practice was at 11, we had to be there at 10. Well, I wanted to get there at 10,” Meeks said. “He was..." September 02
Don't expect Farmar, Meeks or Henry back before All-Star break next weekend (two more games after today). Gasol/Kobe also out, of course.
Laker injury update, my 4,379th this season: Hill = game-time decision (strained neck). Meeks = out until at least Sunday (sprained ankle)
X-rays were negative on Meeks' R ankle but D'Antoni said the sprain will keep Jodie out the rest of the road trip at least
DAntoni said Jodie Meeks had an MRI on his foot. It came back negative, but there had been fears of a stress fracture
Los Angeles Times "Injuries have opened up an opportunity for Lakers guard Jodie Meeks, who has started 30 of 37 games this season. Meeks is now more than halfway to hitting an incentive in his contract that would reward him with an additional $200,000. According to his agreement with the Lakers, Meeks has a..." January 12
Pro Basketball Talk "Jodie Meeks — you know, one of the few healthy guards the Lakers have left on the roster — has been officially warned by the league for flopping. As he should have been. You can see the play above — it’s late in the Lakers loss to Bucks New Year’s Eve and the Lakers were dreaming of a comeback...." January 03
With Nash out, Jodie Meeks will start at shooting guard, Steve Blake will start at the 1.
Injuries from last season to Jordan Hill (hip) and Jodie Meeks (ankle) have healed nicely. Both are moving well.
No changes to injured Lakers guys: Nash, Blake, World Peace, Meeks and, of course, Kobe all out today.
L.A. Daily News "An MRI taken Thursday afternoon revealed that Lakers guard Jodie Meeks has a partial ligament tear in his sprained left ankle, according to a league source. The Lakers had listed Meeks as doubtful to play in Game 3 Friday of their first-round series against the San Antonio Spurs before he..." April 26
Stave Blake is out indefinitely with a strained hammy. Nash received two epidurals and a cortisone shot and is doubtful. Meeks also doubtful