Jordan Hill injury update: Lakers' F to return to action Wednesday

Los Angeles Lakers forward Jordan Hill will return to action on Wednesday after sitting out with a herniated disc injury that he suffered two weeks ago, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports tweeted on Tuesday. The Lakers face the Los Angeles Clippers Wednesday night.

Hill initially injured his back during the Lakers' season opener against the Golden State Warriors on Oct. 7. Hill scored 10 points and grabbed three rebounds in 20 minutes in the loss, but has not seen action since.

Entering his fourth season in the NBA, Hill was signed to a two-year, $7 million contract this offseason after he proved to be an effective big man off the bench last season for Los Angeles.

The 6'10, 235 pound forward was traded to the Lakers from the Houston Rockets and earned playing time toward the end of the 2011-12 regular season. A 14-point, 15-rebound performance against the Oklahoma City Thunder solidified his place in Mike Brown's rotation, and Hill went on to average 18 minutes per game in the postseason.

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