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.
During a timeout during the second quarter, Kevin Durant wandered over to the Lakers bench and had a private conversation with LeBron James about who knows what. With both men covering their mouths, knowing the entire world would try and read their lips, it appeared as if both James and
LeBron James and Kevin Durant in action earlier this season.Credit Stephen R. Sylvanie/USA Today Sports, via Reuters. Durant said many players have to alter the way they play to be teammates of James . He cited Chris Bosh during James ’ stint with the Miami Heat and Kevin Love during James ’
The Golden State Warriors won big in Los Angeles against the Lakers on Thursday night, cutting their magic number for the top seed in the Western Conference down to two with four games left to play on the schedule.
The win was only the second biggest topic of conversation about the game, though. During a timeout during the second quarter, Kevin Durant wandered over to the Lakers bench and had a private conversation with LeBron James about who knows what.
With both men covering their mouths, knowing the entire world would try and read their lips, it appeared as if both James and Durant were having a light-hearted conversation filled with a few laughs.
Lakers to sit LeBron James for remainder of NBA season
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.
Kevin Durant and LeBron James exchanged words on the court during a timeout in Golden State's visit to Staples Center. It has freed up the future Hall of Famer to potentially recruit Kevin Durant during a timeout . The pair exchanged words during a second-quarter timeout , covering their
LeBron James and Steph Curry were among the players and coaches who spoke out against Donald Trump, who recently disinvited the Philadelphia Eagles from visiting the White House. USA TODAY Sports.
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, "Everybody wants to know what we're talking about. It wasn't even that serious. Just laughing and joking and catching up."
Both guys had to know that a moment like this would blow up on social media and the blogs. Durant is set to be an unrestricted free agent this summer and the Lakers just happen to have space for a max-level player like Durant.
Following the Lakers disappointing season and knowing that James is going to do everything he can to bring in another blue chip ball player to turn the Lakers franchise around, this is the exact kind of moment that is going to lead to months of speculation.
"Everybody is so interested, especially in LeBron. So whoever he talks to, the lipreaders are going to try to figure that out," Durant said about the moment. "You guys are infatuated with that whole thing. It's fun. People try to figure it out."
Kevin Durant fires back at Richard Jefferson’s on-air criticism
Kevin Durant just saw it live and he won’t be silent, sorry. During Sunday’s game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the San Antonio Spurs, retired NBA swingman Richard Jefferson, who is now a commentator, took a shot at Durant and the Golden State Warriors. Jefferson criticized the Dubs for bringing in the four-time scoring champion after losing to Cleveland in the 2016 Finals, comparing it to getting beaten in a street fight and coming back with your older brother. Durant caught wind of Jefferson’s remarks and replied in an Instagram comment by simply saying, “Everybody from the streets now.” No burner this time? @KDTrey5#NBApic.twitter.
Here is the hyped matchup that had the gym buzzing on Tuesday night at the Melo/Goodman League game. Kevin took on the load for his team against the stacked
But LeBron James stepped in Durant ’s path, absorbed the contact and took a charge that got the Cavaliers a pivotal stop that should have given Replay Review (Callahan): if LeBron James was in the restricted area, as well as in legal guarding position, after he drew an offensive foul on Kevin
If we had to guess, there probably wasn't much said in the moment. If all of the reporting on Durant's future is accurate, Durant is going to end up in New York next season anyway.
It's fun to talk and speculate about, though. Durant didn't seem too bothered about the questions, which is always a good thing, too.
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