Ronnie Price out for rest of season with elbow injury


Kobe Bryant, Julius Randle and Steve Nash have company.

Ronnie Price joins them as a Laker who won’t play again this season.

Baxter Holmes of ESPN:

Los Angeles Lakers backup point guard Ronnie Price will miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery Wednesday to remove a bone spur in his right elbow, Lakers coach Byron Scott told reporters after practice at their facility Tuesday.

Price took the starting-point-guard job from Jeremy Lin before surrendering it to Jordan Clarkson. The Lakers are better off developing their young players like Clarkson the rest of the season, anyway.

There’s a chance this ends the career of the 31-year-old Price, who had to work his way onto Los Angeles’ roster before the season.

At least we’ll always have this: