Lakers coach Darvin Ham announced that LeBron James would be day-to-day with a groin injury he suffered on Wednesday. Ham revealed that James’ MRI showed the four-time MVP has a strained left adductor, via Dave McMenamin of ESPN.
Lakers coach Darvin Ham says LeBron James will be day-to-day with his groin injury. Ham says the MRI showed that James has a strained left adductor. Of note: By virtue of a scheduling quirk, James could take eight days off in this next stretch and only miss two games.
— Dave McMenamin (@mcten) November 10, 2022
Per McMenamin, the Lakers’ scheduling will allow James to miss two games over the next eight days. According to Jeff Stoots of InStreetClothes, the average time lost for the groin strain James suffered is typically 3.5 games.
King with the 6-for-6 start to the game 👑 pic.twitter.com/YAWvCszwtW
— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) November 10, 2022
James is averaging 24.9 points, 8.8 rebounds, and 6.9 assists per game on 45.7 percent shooting from the field and 23.9 percent from beyond the arc. The Lakers (2-9) will host the Kings on Friday at 10:30 PM EST.