Stephen Curry: Playoffs ‘Different’ Without LeBron James; Lakers Will Regroup

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - OCTOBER 10:  Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors drives against LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers during their preseason game at T-Mobile Arena on October 10, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Lakers defeated the Warriors 123-113. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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LeBron James will miss the playoffs for the first time since the 2004-05 season, and even Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry is adjusting to that fact.

“Obviously the rest of the league continues to go, a lot of talent, a lot of great storylines, people chasing championships. But he’s had an amazing run. Pretty sure he’ll be able to reset for next year and regroup,” Curry said, per Ohm Youngmisuk of “It’s just different [with James not in the postseason].”

Nonetheless, James’ consistency remains impressive.

“It’s different, but what is it? [Eight] straight Finals he went to?” Curry said. “I’m sure it’s a different experience for him, for better or worse.”

It was a disappointing season for the Lakers, who sit at 35-43. The team was beset by injuries, odd roster construction and plenty of drama—as most of L.A.’s young players were rumored to be on the block ahead of the February NBA trade deadline as the Lakers pursued Anthony Davis, and

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