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"I'm Steve Lennox to the NBA Lakers on the road Thursday night against the Sacramento Kings playing without LeBron James an Rajon Rondo all suffered injuries and the Lakers win against the warriors on Christmas night in Oakland team expects to me James to miss several games were they left groin strain. ESPN NBA insider Adrian wargin now sqi on sportscenter. The Lakers are going to be careful. They're going to be cautious here. They certainly have the long view in mind as does LeBron James, but this groin injuries are tricky and coming back from them too soon can create an injury that plays out over a longer period of time. And he LeBron James is going to see how he responds to treatment here in the. Next few days, but potentially this is a one to two week injury. But the expectation is they certainly dodged a big bullet in having a, you know, not having them out for an extended period. James was named the AP top male athlete of the year Thursday missing Thursday night's game ended a streak of one hundred and fifty six consecutive regular season and postseason games. Played in the Lakers be worried about James long term health. Ryan Hollins ESPN NBA analysts with the answer on Golic and wingo. No, not at all. Now. Not even close. I mean, you do have to take mine to it. Because we, you know, superman he actually bled. You saw that he was human. He's not a cyborg under there. You know, LeBron James is it's human. And as soon as I saw a great what straight what does that mean two to three weeks off? And if anything were is gonna come back, a reenergized healthy as a matter of fact, he could play tonight if needed this was the playoffs LeBron James kid out quake tonight. Now would he run as fast week up his high? No. But we've seen guys play on grade one screens. So it's not really the issue. He's to have some swelling in there, you're going to take some time off, and it's gonna be a deal where you have a muscle strain. It's a little frustrating that even though he can't participate. You wanna take about another week and just give them a little more rest because you do not want that to linger on through the season. So LeBron James is gonna come back. Well, energize Ryan Hollins on Golic and wingo on the court Thursday night in Sacramento tight one late with the Lakers and kings one minute remaining in the game. The Lakers."