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The Los Angeles Lakers released terrible news, as the team explained this Thursday that LeBron James, undoubtedly one of the stars of the team and of the NBA, will be out of action at least three weeks of competition due to a tendon injury in his right foot.
“LeBron James has been evaluated by Lakers doctors and it has been determined that he has a tendon injury in his right foot. James will be re-evaluated in approximately three weeks.”said the Los Angeles franchise in a statement.
LeBron was affected last Sunday in the comeback made by his team against the Dallas Mavericks of Luka Doncic (108-111). In that match, James he managed to finish that game even though he was injuredand later, was not present before the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday (121-109 loss) or Wednesday’s win over the Oklahoma City Thunder (117-123).
LeBron James injury a serious problem for the Lakers
After the confirmation of the player’s injury, the team has a problem that is difficult to digest, since it is a very important obstacle for the aspirations of the Lakers, They are eleventh in the Western Conference with a balance of 30-33, one game behind the New Orleans Pelicans.who are in the last place of the play-in with 31-32.
Said James situation would make the Lakers without one of their stars in about 10 of the 19 games ahead in the calendar of its regular phase, this considering he’s only been away for three weeks.
Despite being at an advanced age of 38, and in his 20th season in the NBA, LeBron continues at an extraordinary level on the small boards of the United Statessomething that helped him become the all-time leading scorer in the NBA by surpassing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and during this course he averages 29.5 points, 8.4 rebounds and 6.9 assists.
With information from EFE
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