The 28-year-old went 0-of-1 in three minutes of action on the night.
Waiters sat out the first 35 games in 2018-19 while rehabbing from that ankle procedure before returning on Jan. 2. He was eased back into Miami's rotation slowly, averaging 12.0 points in 25.9 minutes per game.
Waiters was suspended at the start of the 2019-20 campaign with the Miami Heat for conduct detrimental to the team, but he was reinstated on Oct. 29. He only appeared in three games before he was traded to the Memphis Grizzlies on Feb. 6 as part of the deal for Andre Iguodala.
Memphis waived Waiters three days after the trade, making him a free agent. The Lakers signed him on March 6, and he appeared in seven games during the season restart, averaging 11.9 points per game.