Lakers’ Ingram has surgery on right arm; expected to be ready for next season

Brandon Ingram of the Lakers had surgery on his injured right arm Saturday.

The Los Angeles Lakers announced Saturday forward Brandon Ingram underwent surgery on his injured right arm.

Ingram, 21, is averaging a career-best 18.3 points along wit 5.1 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 33.8 minutes in 52 games this season, shooting 49.7 percent from the field, 33.0 percent from deep and 67.5 percent from the free-throw line.

The second overall pick in the 2016 draft out of Duke, has also dealt with a groin injury and concussion symptoms this season. He suffered a sprained ankle in early December, which caused him to miss seven games. Ingram was also hit received a four-game suspension for his role in an early season brawl during a game against the Houston Rockets.

Ingram played in only 59 games in his second season because of injuries after playing in 79 games as a rookie.