LeBron James says he’ll play through the season, won’t sit out any games

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“That would take a lot of convincing from Luke [Walton] on up,” James told ESPN‘s Dave McMenamin. “Unless I’m hurt, I’m not sitting games.”‘ data-reactid=”18″>“That would take a lot of convincing from Luke [Walton] on up,” James told ESPN‘s Dave McMenamin. “Unless I’m hurt, I’m not sitting games.”


LeBron James doesn’t plan to sit out any of the Lakers’ remaining 18 games this season. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

James’ absence from the court was especially felt at the beginning of the calendar year. The three-time champion suffered a left groin strain during the third quarter of the Lakers’ Christmas Day victory against the Golden State Warriors. The injury sidelined him for 18 games, and the Lakers experienced a string of come-from-behind wins and heartbreaking losses.

In his first game back from injury on Jan. 31, James led his team to a 123-120 overtime victory against the Clippers. After the win, James emphasized how desperate he was to get back to playing to his full potential.

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