Lakers lose rookie Wagner for preseason

Moe Wagner (left) of the Lakers will miss the preseason because of an injury.

The Los Angeles Lakers will be without rookie big man Moe Wagner for the entire postseason, according to a report by Tania Ganguli of the Los Angeles Times.

The former University of Michigan standout suffered an injury to his left knee during the Las Vegas Summer League. He will be re-evaluated before the season starts.

The 6-foot-11, 245-pound Wagner was selected with the 25th overall pick in the draft, a pick Los Angeles acquired from the Cleveland Cavaliers along with Isaiah Thomas and Channing Frye in exchange for Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr. on Feb. 8.

The Lakers open preseason play Sunday night against the Denver Nuggets at Valley View Casino Center in San Diego (9:30, ESPN).