SAN DIEGO -- Michael Beasley's debut with the Los Angeles Lakers lasted six minutes after he was forced out of Sunday's preseason opener with a head laceration.
Beasley came off the bench to score four points, including a 3-pointer, before leaving against the Denver Nuggets for good with 9 minutes, 2 seconds remaining in the second quarter.
The team said Beasley had no initial concussion-like symptoms but would be re-evaluated Monday.
The Lakers were taking a look at some of their small-ball lineups with Beasley at center before he left due to the injury. Coach Luke Walton tried using Kyle Kuzma and Beasley at center behind starter JaVale McGee against Denver.
Michael Beasley's preseason opener ends early due to injury
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