LeBron James hobbles off court with leg pain in Lakers loss to Clippers


The Los Angeles Lakers’ very dangerous season might have gotten worse.

LeBron James was seen limping off the courtroom throughout the fourth quarter of Wednesday’s loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. Minutes later, the Lakers introduced James didn’t return as a result of ache in his left leg.

LeBron James wasn’t round to see the Lakers lose to the Clippers once more. (Picture by Keith Birmingham/MediaNews Group/Pasadena Star-Information by way of Getty Photos)

Lakers coach Darvin Ham did not present a lot readability after the sport, telling reporters James was coping with leg discomfort and can be evaluated by the medical staff. However LeBron himself stated he felt one thing in his crotch and can obtain medical examinations on Thursday.

Even some minor put on and tear is not precisely what the Lakers wish to see with James initially of the season, although, not when it more and more seems like it can take one other unbelievable effort from him to convey them again into the realm of respectability.

James can also be coping with ache in his left foot, lacking Monday’s loss to the Utah Jazz.

The Lakers finally fell to the Clippers 114-101 in a recreation that eluded them within the third quarter, the place they have been defeated 33-23 after shedding by two factors at halftime. James completed with 30 factors on 12 of twenty-two taking pictures (4 of 9 depth) plus eight rebounds, 5 assists and two steals.

That wasn’t sufficient in opposition to a Clippers staff that is nothing however deep, as seven of their gamers scored double digits. Main them was Paul George, who had 29 factors on 10 of 17 taking pictures.