LeBron James Ruled Out Against Milwaukee Bucks With Sore Left Groin: Report

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The Los Angeles Lakers might be with out LeBron James as soon as once more tonight as they do battle in opposition to the league-leading Milwaukee Bucks.

This time round, LeBron has been dominated out on account of a sore left groin, in keeping with the Los Angeles TimesTania Ganguli. The four-time MVP missed over a month earlier this season due to a pressure to the identical groin muscle.

The Lakers are already with out Lonzo Ball and Brandon Ingram, each of whom have been dominated out for the season. 

LeBron, who hasn't missed the postseason for the reason that 2004-05 season, lately missed a recreation in opposition to the Detroit Pistons on account of "load administration," however he suited up for the Lakers' Sunday matinee in opposition to the Knicks at Madison Square Garden.

Though he posted a game-high 33 factors, to associate with eight assists and 6 rebounds, James was rejected by Knicks ahead Mario Hezonja on the ultimate possession, as New York secured a 124-123 victory.

With 12 video games remaining within the common season, the Lakers are sitting in 11th place within the Western Conference with a document of 31-39. Though they're nonetheless mathematically alive for the playoffs, they'd must make up 9.5 video games to catch the eighth seeded Clippers. In different phrases, they're accomplished.

As for the Bucks, they're going to be with out Giannis Antetokounmpo tonight on account of a sprained proper ankle he suffered throughout Sunday's loss to the Philadelphia 76ers. Milwaukee holds the perfect document within the NBA (52-18), and so they're 2.5 video games up on the Toronto Raptors within the Eastern Conference.