LeBron James immediately switched his attention to aiding the Los Angeles Lakers’ playoff bid after claiming victory in the NBA All-Star Game.
Team LeBron defeated Team Giannis 178-164 on Sunday, the Lakers superstar contributing 19 points with eight rebounds and four assists.
James’ groin injury, sustained on Christmas Day, coincided with the Lakers’ drop in form as they slipped from fourth to 10th in the Western Conference.
And as soon as the All-Star Game was over, James outlined his desire to inspire his team (28-29) on a charge to the post-season.
“Looking forward to the second half of the season,” he said. “Looking forward to