On November 4, the Lakers reported that LeBron James suffered an abdominal injury that would keep him away from the courts for at least a week. Eight days later, the franchise is silent regarding the player’s recovery and return. This stillness does not mean that deadline expectations have gone awry. In fact, according to has been able to know the journalist of ESPN Brian Windhorst, James’ rehab is going as expected and his return shouldn’t take too long to happen. Meanwhile, the members of the environment laker They still do not provide clarification on this.
In any case, Vogel has already made it clear that in his first talks with the medical team, they cleared the possibility of any type of complication. James is more than known for his longevity and absence of severe injuries. But since his arrival at the Lakers, he has experienced his two seasons of less participation due to various ailments. As much as his history is known, at almost 37 years of age these types of injuries set off alarms.
After recovering from the sprained ankle suffered last year, he himself declared the impossibility of going back to being his old self. And although the statements are loaded with drama, the day will come when the brutal physical load that LeBron accumulates will not let him be the same again. Luckily for the Los Angeles franchise, it doesn’t seem like this injury is going to give him many more headaches.
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