LeBron James out at least 1 more week with groin injury

LeBron James out at least 1 more week with groin injury

Lakers and National Basketball Association reporter for ESPN.

LeBron James will miss at least four more games with the Los Angeles Lakers while he recovers from a left groin strain. There was optimism that James avoided serious injury, though that was later followed by a report that suggested the Lakers expected to be without him for a decent number of games. We need that all the time from him. That's when we need it the most. Later, Golden State upgraded from Barnes to Kevin Durant, with the group taking on the "Hamptons Five" nickname.

As their 15-point lead unraveled against the LeBron James-less Lakers, the Mavericks looked to stabilize themselves with two reliable 2018-19 season intangibles Monday night.

Of course, part of the problem is that it isn't just James out of action for Los Angeles. For context, teammate LeBron James leads the league with 5.4 fast-break points per game, while 23 entire teams average fewer than 16.

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Meanwhile, Rondo will miss at least another two to three weeks after undergoing surgery to fix a torn ligament in his right ring finger on his shooting hand. He was able to resume shooting during practice Tuesday.

"I think the value of these two players will be at the highest when everybody is back", Sliwa said on the Lakers Nation Podcast.

"Brandon had some really nice crack-back rebounds tonight that we can get out and run [from]". We obviously have to move the ball better. "I don't think we brought the fight today". In a shock to the National Basketball Association world of the Thibodeau firing, the real shock was the Lakers let Walton keep his job after the team fell behind 22-3 in the first quarter.

Kuzma has played in all 38 of the Lakers games this season, starting 36 of them. "The beginning of the year to now, I'm probably a way different defender than I was. It's all about defensively how we guard our guys". It's not just what he said to y'all, it's constant talk of how I can be better, how I can be more consistent.

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