Update: Miles Simon was diagnosed with pneumonia and will be day-to-day moving forward, the Lakers announced (via ESPN’s Dave McMenamin).
Original story as follows...
Los Angeles Lakers assistant coach and former Arizona Wildcats legend Miles Simon left Staples Center on a stretcher after the team’s preseason win vs. the Sacramento Kings on Thursday, according to several reports.
ESPN’s Dave McMenamin reports Simon was sitting up and conscious, but was accompanied by medical personnel.
Head coach Luke Walton declined to comment on Simon’s condition.
Lakers assistant coach Miles Simon was carted through Staples Center after the game on a stretcher and accompanied by medical personnel. He was sitting up and conscious. Lakers coach Luke Walton said he was not going to speak about Simon’s condition.— Dave McMenamin (@mcten) October 5, 2018
Hopefully Simon is OK.
Luke Walton says he’s not going to talk about Miles Simon, will let Miles address it if he wants to do so.— Tania Ganguli (@taniaganguli) October 5, 2018