Lakers Injury Update: Will LeBron James Face Cleveland Cavaliers Tonight

LeBron James is gearing up to take on the Cleveland Cavaliers in what promises to be an electrifying showdown. Wondering if he’ll hit the court? Here’s everything you need to know, from streaming details to injury updates.

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The Cleveland Cavaliers are hitting the road to clash with the Los Angeles Lakers this Saturday afternoon.

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The Lakers are coming off a close win against Washington, where they secured a 125-120 victory despite falling short of the expected 13-point lead.

LeBron James’ Availability Against Cleveland Cavaliers Tonight

LeBron’s potential participation in the upcoming game against the Cavaliers remains uncertain due to an ongoing issue with his left ankle peroneal tendinopathy, which has been bothering him all season long. Reports indicate that LeBron is a cornerstone for the team, averaging an impressive 25.4 points, 7.3 rebounds, and 8.1 assists per game this season.

LeBron James

The Lakers’ recent triumph over Washington marked their third consecutive win, bringing their tally to eight victories in their last nine games. As of Friday, the Lakers have secured a 44-33 record for the season, placing them fourth in the Pacific Division and trailing the Clippers by 4.5 games for the top spot.

In the Western Conference playoff standings, they currently hold the ninth position, trailing the Suns by 1.5 games for the final guaranteed spot and maintaining a 5.5-game lead over the Rockets, securing a place in the play-in tournament.

Anthony Davis’ Status Against Cleveland Cavaliers Tonight

There’s also uncertainty surrounding Anthony Davis’ availability for the upcoming game due to a left knee hyperextension injury. Davis has been a key player for the team, contributing an average of 24.8 points, 12.8 rebounds, and 2.4 blocks per game.

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Looking ahead, Coach Darvin Ham is counting on valuable contributions from players like Taurean Prince, Cam Reddish, Christian Wood, Gabe Vincent, Max Christie, and Jaxson Hayes. As a team, the Lakers boast an impressive record, ranking second in the league for field goal percentage with a shooting percentage of 49.8%. While they stand 24th in the league for three-pointers made per game, they rank eighth for three-point shooting accuracy at 37.7%.

Lakers Player Stats Against Cleveland Cavaliers LeBron James

LeBron James

Throughout his career, LeBron James has averaged 28.7 points, 7.5 rebounds, and 7.0 assists in 21 games against the Cavaliers. In their most recent matchup, he scored 22 points, dished out 6 assists, and grabbed 6 rebounds.

Anthony Davis

LeBron James

In the 18 games he has played against the Cavaliers in his career, Anthony Davis has averaged 20.8 points, 10.2 rebounds, and 2.5 assists. His last encounter with them saw him notch 32 points and 12 rebounds.

Injury Report



LeBron James (ankle) Anthony Davis (knee)


Jarred Vanderbilt (foot) Christian Wood (knee) Jalen Hood-Schifino (lumbar)

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Craig Porter Jr. (illness)


Isaac Okoro (toe) Dean Wade (knee) Ty Jerome (right ankle surgery)

Stay tuned for updates on LeBron James and Anthony Davis’ availability as the Lakers prepare to face off against the Cleveland Cavaliers tonight.

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