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LeBron James reportedly prepared to miss multiple weeks if necessary

LeBron James reportedly prepared to miss multiple weeks if necessary
Published On: Fri, Jan 11
Jun 16, 2015; Cleveland, OH, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Andre Iguodala (9) dunks against Cleveland Cavaliers forward James Jones (1), guard Matthew Dellavedova (8), guard J.R. Smith (5), and forward LeBron James (23) during the third quarter of game six of the NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

LeBron JamesA took a small step toward making his return for theA Los Angeles LakersA on Wednesday, as the team announced that he has been given the okay toA ramp up his workloadon the court.

However, while any update onA JamesA is good news at this point, hea€™s still guaranteed to miss the next three games, and therea€™s a real chance he misses a few more after that.

According toA Dave McMenamin of ESPN, a€œJames has done very little basketball activity since the injury outside of standstill shooting.a€

And it doesna€™t sound like James is planning on rushing himself a€” or risking his long-term health a€” to get back onto the court sooner (via ESPN):

While James, 34, could be in line to return in time for the Lakersa€™ game against theA Thunder, he will take a cautious approach and is prepared to be out multiple weeks if thata€™s what it takes to return at 100 percent, a source familiar with Jamesa€™ thinking told ESPN.

And from Jamesa€™ perspective, that makes perfect sense.

Read the complete news article here...


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