NBA Injury News: Will Lakers’ LeBron James Play vs Rockets?

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The 2021-22 NBA season has been a tough one for the Los Angeles Lakers. Even with LeBron James still producing excellent numbers across the board, even he has been unable to carry this team to victories.

James has played in 46 games this season and the Lakers are 22-24 in those games. They have been even worse without him in the lineup, as they are 6-12 in games that he doesn’t suit up for.

James was unable to play in Monday night’s game against the San Antonio Spurs because of knee soreness and the team lost 117-110.

It was certainly disappointing, as LeBron James poured in 56 points against the Golden State Warriors over the weekend to help lead the Lakers to a victory.

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There is a chance that he misses more time, as James is listed as questionable for Thursday night’s game against the Houston Rockets.

Will he be able to get back on the court after one maintenance day? The Los Angeles Lakers could certainly use him as they try and hold onto a spot in the NBA Play-In Tournament.

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But, if he needed to miss another game, you would help the veteran-laden Lakers could handle the young Houston Rockets for one night without LeBron James.

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