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Position
G
 
Jersey
7
Name  Xavier Henry
Born  3/15/1991
Height  6-6
Weight  220
College  Kansas
10/28/2014 3:46:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles G/F Xavier Henry (right knee surgery/strained back) didn't play at all this preseason, but could play opening night.
Insight: He certainly wouldn't see big minutes or post significant fantasy statistics, but as thin as the Lakers are he can help.
 
4/4/2014 10:24:00 AM
Description: Los Angeles G/F Xavier Henry (knee) is not expected to return to the court this season, according to a Los Angeles Times report.
Insight: Henry has dealt with knee soreness lately and missed two of the previous three games. He can be dropped in all leagues. Henry's injury has led to more minutes for Kent Bazemore.
 
4/2/2014 9:59:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles G/F Xavier Henry (knee) will not play Wednesday, according to Sean Cunningham of News10 Sacramento.
Insight: Henry has dealt with knee soreness lately and missed two of the previous three games. He can be dropped in all leagues. Henry's injury has led to more minutes for Kent Bazemore.
 
4/1/2014 5:09:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles G/F Xavier Henry (knee) is probable for Tuesday's game against Portland, according to Mark Medina of the Los Angeles Daily News.
Insight: Henry missed the last two games due to knee soreness, allowing Kent Bazemore to see an increase in minutes to 34.5 per game.
 
3/30/2014 9:26:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles G/F Xavier Henry (knee) will miss a second straight game Sunday, according to Mike Trudell of lakers.com.
Insight: Henry is out with knee soreness. Kent Bazemore saw more minutes Friday with Henry on the sidelines.
 
3/28/2014 7:27:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles G/F Xavier Henry will miss Friday's game due to a sore knee, according to Mike Bresnahan of the Los Angeles Times.
Insight: Henry also played the last two games with a torn ligament in his left wrist, but the knee is keeping him out Friday. Kent Bazemore will replace Wesley Johnson in the starting lineup Friday and also will get some of Henry's minutes.
 
3/28/2014 7:11:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles G/F Xavier Henry is questionable for Friday's game due to a sore knee, according to Mike Trudell of lakers.com.
Insight: Henry also played the last two games with a torn ligament in his left wrist, but coach Mike D'Antoni didn't mention that as a reason why he is iffy for Friday. If Henry can't play, his minutes will go to Kent Bazemore and Ryan Kelly.
 
3/26/2014 9:40:00 AM
Description: Los Angeles G/F Xavier Henry wasn't bothered much by the torn ligament in his left (shooting) wrist Tuesday against the Knicks.
Insight: Henry made 8-of-11 from the field (3-4 3PT) for 22 points in 23 minutes. He has averaged 21.7 mpg, 12.4 ppg, 3.1 rpg and 1.2 spg in his last nine games.
 
3/24/2014 10:05:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles G/F Xavier Henry has been diagnosed with a torn ligament in his wrist. He'll need offseason surgery to repair the damage. SOURCE: Mike Trudell, Lakers.com
Insight: Despite the diagnosis, Henry is hoping to play Tuesday against the Knicks. In nine games this month, he's averaged 10.0 ppg on dismal 39 percent shooting.
 
3/22/2014 9:29:00 PM
Description: Lakers G/F Xavier Henry (wrist) will miss Sunday's game, according to Mark Medina of the Los Angeles Daily News.
Insight: Henry's MRI revealed a torn ligament in his left wrist and he will be reevaluated Monday. With Henry out, there will be extra minutes for Kent Bazemore and Ryan Kelly off the Lakers bench.
 
3/22/2014 4:32:00 PM
Description: Lakers G/F Xavier Henry (wrist) will be a game-time decision Sunday against Orlando, according to Dave McMenamin.
Insight: Henry missed practice Saturday to have an MRI on his left wrist. He has averaged 21.5 minutes, 11.3 points, 3.1 rebounds and 1.1 steals in his last eight games, but now that Nick Young is back minutes minutes could become sparse.
 
3/5/2014 9:47:00 AM
Description: Lakers G/F Xavier Henry returned from a two-month absence due to a knee injury Monday and had 12 points in 14 minutes Tuesday against the Pelicans.
Insight: Henry was out much longer than expected. His role is unclear, so fantasy owners shouldn't bother adding him.
 
2/12/2014 3:20:00 PM
Description: Xavier Henry's recovery timetable has been pushed back another four weeks. Henry hasn't played since injuring his knee in late December. SOURCE: Dave McMenamin, ESPN Los Angeles
Insight: He's having his right knee drained on Wednesday. At this point, it might be better for the Lakers to go ahead and shut Henry down for the season. Even when healthy, Henry's fantasy impact is minimal (10.1 ppg).
 
2/9/2014 3:33:00 PM
Description: The Lakers expect swingman Xavier Henry to be out until after the All-Star break. SOURCE: Mike Trudell, Lakers.com
Insight: This isn't exactly breaking news. Henry has been sidelined by a knee injury since December 29th and remains without a timetable. Wes Johnson has been playing huge minutes in his absence and is probably worth an add after his 17-point, five-steal outing Friday against the Sixers (17.3 ppg, 7.0 rpg, 2.3 bpg, 1.7 spg in his last three games).
 
1/24/2014 6:30:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles G/F Xavier Henry will need another 10-to-14 days to recover from a strained knee. SOURCE: Mike Trudell, Lakers.com
Insight: Kobe Bryant will probably be back by the time Henry returns, eliminating any fantasy value that he may have had. Henry (10.1 ppg) hasn't played since December 29th.
 
1/14/2014 10:58:00 PM
Description: Lakers guard Xavier Henry (knee) will miss at least one more week before being reevaluated, according to Mike Trudell of Lakers.com.
Insight: Henry's timetable has been pushed back twice. He'll miss four more games, not including Tuesday's. Fantasy owners don't need to hold onto him, as Kendall Marshall, Jodie Meeks and Nick Young all have been putting up good numbers.
 
1/6/2014 6:35:00 PM
Description: The timetable for Lakers guard Xavier Henry (knee) has been pushed back from Jan. 9 to either the 13th or 14th, according to Mike Trudell of Lakers.com.
Insight: Henry was expected to step in as Los Angeles' starting point guard with the team's first four options out, but he followed Steve Nash, Steve Blake, Jordan Farmar and Kobe Bryant to the sideline due to a bone bruise in his knee and Kendall Marshall has stepped up.
 
12/30/2013 8:25:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles swingman Xavier Henry will be out 7-to-10 days while he deals with a knee issue. SOURCE: Lakers on Twitter
Insight: Henry has a bruise but the real issue is a cartilage abnormality that doctors found in his right knee. The last thing the Lakers need right now is another injury. Sixth man Nick "Swaggy P" Young is going to see tons of playing time while Henry is out.
 
12/25/2013 10:10:00 AM
Description: Lakers guard Xavier Henry could lose his starting role as early as Wednesday if Jordan Farmar is ready to go.
Insight: Farmar's last hamstring tests revealed he's healthy and he could return to the lineup Christmas Day. Given the multiple injuries to the Lakers' backcourt, Henry will still see plenty of court time, but he is likely to due that from a substitute role.
 
12/19/2013 9:01:00 PM
Description: According to latimes.com, the Lakers will turn to Xavier Henry at point guard following Kobe Bryant's knee injury.
Insight: Bryant was playing point guard with Steve Nash (back), Steve Blake (elbow) and Jordan Farmar (hamstring) out, but now he is out for six weeks due to a fractured knee. The 6-foot-6 Henry is averaging 9.6 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.0 steals but just 1.0 assists in 20 minutes per game this season.
 

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