LeBron James’ injury status for the Lakers-Kings game
FINAL UPDATE: LeBron James will play in Saturday’s game.
On Saturday, the Los Angeles Lakers they are playing the second night of a back-to-back when they face the Kings in Sacramento.
For the game, their best player LeBron James is listed as questionable.
Underdog NBA: “LeBron James (Ankle) Questionable Saturday”.
The four-time NBA champion played 33 minutes and had 27 points, seven rebounds and 10 assists Friday night against the Atlanta Hawks (the Lakers won 130-114).
James is entering his 20th season in the NBA, but remains one of the best players in the entire league.
He enters Saturday’s game averaging an impressive 28.9 points, 8.2 rebounds, 6.7 assists and 1.0 steals per game on 51.1 percent shooting from the field.
With the win over the Hawks, the Lakers are now in the midst of a four-game winning streak.
They are currently the 12th seed in the Western Conference with a record of 18-21 in 39 games.
In the last ten games, they have gone 5-5 (and on the road, 8-13 in 21 games).
However, the Lakers are only one game behind the Utah Jazz for the 10th seed (the final spot in the play-in tournament).
As for the Kings, they enter the night with a 20-17 record in 37 games, which ranks them as the fifth seed in the West.
They are 5-5 in their last ten games and 11-8 in the 19 games they have hosted in Sacramento.
In December, the Kings beat the Lakers 134-120 (at home in Sacramento).
James had 31 points, six rebounds and 11 assists in 34 minutes.
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