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Lakers lose Jordan Farmar for two weeks with groin injury. Ugh.

Mar 18, 2014, 5:38 PM EDT

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Okay basketball gods, you have exacted your pound of flesh from the Lakers this season. They already are eliminated from the playoffs, they have lost more man games to injury than any other team. They have been embarrassed. You can back off now.

Except they are not.

Jordan Farmar will be out for at least two weeks with a groin strain suffered in a Monday practice, the team announced.

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That will leave Kendall Marshall getting the bulk of the minutes at the point (Steve Nash says he wants to try and play again this season but don’t expect it). Jodie Meeks will play both the one and the two and get a lot of ball handling responsibilities, and MarShon Brooks will get the chance to create as well.

All of this could only help the Lakers’ lottery odds, which is what they should focus on.

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