Originally posted on SportingNews | Last updated 2/27/23
Less than a week after James called the Lakers’ playoff push “23 of the most important games of my career for the regular season,” it appears the NBA’s newly appointed all-time leading scorer will watch most of the Lakers stretch run from the sidelines.
James’ injury comes at the most unfortunate time as Los Angeles was just starting to hit its stride with its new rotation. The Lakers had won four of their last five games since the trade deadline, sitting just one game outside of the Play-In Tournament and 2.5 games back from a top-six seed in the West.
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