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SportLakers to sit LeBron James for remainder of NBA season

23:15  30 march  2019
23:15  30 march  2019 Source:   nbcsports.com

LeBron James’ playoff streak ends at 13 years

LeBron James’ playoff streak ends at 13 years One of the longest streaks in NBA history

LeBron finishes the season having played 55 games (a career low) and averaging 27.4 points, 8.5 rebounds, and 8.3 assists per game. His runs of eight consecutive trips to the NBA Finals and 13 straight playoff appearances are dead. LeBron never seemed fully recovered from the groin injury

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A lot of pundits thought this should have happened sooner, but LeBron James did not want to sit. He said he wanted to compete, not rest. Plus, he is still working to form a bond with Lakers fans, who have not embraced him as fans did in his other stops. At least not yet.

But it’s happening now, LeBron James is being sat for the remainder of the season

Here’s the statement from team president Magic Johnson.

“After consulting with our team doctors and medical staff, we have decided to hold LeBron out of games for the remainder of the season. This decision will allow his groin to fully heal, and is best for the future success of both LeBron and the Lakers.”

Physical therapist shares extent of LeBron James' groin injury

Physical therapist shares extent of LeBron James' groin injury LeBron James will not be in the playoffs for the first time in nearly a decade and a half, but he probably deserves kudos for even making it back onto the court this season in the first place. In a post to Instagram this weekend, Dr. Karen Joubert, a Beverly Hills-based physical therapist who worked with the Los Angeles Lakers star in his rehab from a major groin injury, shared the extent of what James dealt with. Joubert wrote in her post that the injury should have kept The King sidelined for six months and that he endured “pain, pain, pain.

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- LeBron James ' first season with the Lakers is over. The team announced Saturday he would sit out the remainder of its LeBron James ' offseason has begun, the earliest it's started since the 2004-05 NBA season . James was hurt in a victory over Golden State on Christmas

LeBron finishes the season having played 55 games (a career low) and averaging 27.4 points, 8.5 rebounds, and 8.3 assists per game. His runs of eight consecutive trips to the NBA Finals and 13 straight playoff appearances are dead. LeBron never seemed fully recovered from the groin injury

LeBron never seemed fully recovered from the groin injury that sidelined him 17 games starting after Christmas.

What does this mean to the Lakers on the court?

Just as a reminder, also out are Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, and Josh Hart.

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