How long is LeBron James out? Foot injury timeline, return date, latest updates on Lakers star

LeBron James was on the injury report for most of the season with pain in his left ankle.

Now the Lakers star is dealing with an injury to his other foot.

James went down with a foot injury in a matchup with Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving’s Mavericks. While staying in the game and helping the Lakers to a win, he was later spotted limping.

What’s next for James? Here’s everything we know about his injury and the latest news on it.

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What is LeBron James’ injury?

James suffered a right foot injury in the second half of the Lakers’ comeback win over the Mavericks on Feb. 26.

With less than four minutes into the third period, James ran into Mavericks center Dwight Powell and missed a layup. He then fell to the ground while holding his foot and was heard saying, “I heard a pop.”

Here is a video of the injury:

James stayed in the game and played most of the fourth quarter. He finished with 26 points in 37 minutes.

How long will LeBron James be out?

James will miss Tuesday’s game against the Grizzlies due to his right foot injury and it seems he will be out for a while.

The Athletic’s Shams Charania reported: “There are concerns that Lakers star LeBron James is likely to be absent for an extended period” and that he will be sidelined indefinitely. Charanian added that James’ injury “will require multiple opinions” and the Lakers are “preparing for his absence to last several weeks.”

Here are Los Angeles’ next five games in the 2022-23 regular season:

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Date Opponent time (ET) TV channel
February 28th at grizzlies 19:30 o’clock TNT
1st March at thunder 8:00 pm
3 March against timber wolves 10:30 p.m
5. March against warriors 3:30 p.m ABC
7th March against grizzlies 10:00 p.m TNT

LeBron James career stats, highlights

  • 27.2 points per game
  • 7.5 rebounds per game
  • 7.3 assists per game
  • 1.5 steals per game
  • 0.8 blocks per game
  • 3.5 turnovers per game
  • 38.1 minutes per game
  • 50.5 percent field goal shooting
  • 34.4 percent 3-point shooting
  • 73.5 percent free throw shooting


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