Los Angeles Lakers will go up against Golden State Warriors at the Chase Center on Thursday night. The Los Angeles-based franchise will look to make it seven wins from seven as they take on the Warriors in tonight's NBA match-up. Lakers' star LeBron James is a doubt for the Warriors clash as he injured himself during the win over New Orleans Pelicans earlier this week. Read further to find out the answer to the 'is LeBron James playing tonight against GSW' question.
Injury report checks out... pic.twitter.com/2cQyUy21Wx— luis caraballo-burgos (@djluminous) February 27, 2020
After posting a season-high tally of 40 points against the Pelicans, LeBron James suffered a groin injury towards the end of the match. Fans were left sweating over LeBron James' injury. James led the Lakers to a 118-109 win over New Orleans and played for just 34 minutes. A Lakers spokesperson revealed on Twitter that while LeBron James (sore groin) is out for tomorrow’s game against Warriors, Anthony Davis (sore left elbow) is probable.
While fans will be disappointed that LeBron James won't be playing against the Warriors, the news of Anthony Davis could serve as a bonus as the end of the season fast approaches. LeBron and AD have shouldered much of the responsibility for Lakers this season along with Alex Caruso, Kyle Kuzma and Dwight Howard. Meanwhile, the Warriors are without Stephen Curry (fractured left hand) and Klay Thompson (torn left anterior cruciate ligament). They are on a seven-match losing streak in the NBA.