LeBron James has been cleared to practice again by the Los Angeles Lakers’ medical staff, the team announced Wednesday.
James suffered a groin strain Dec. 25 and will not join the Lakers on an upcoming two-game road trip.
LeBron James will not travel with the team on the upcoming two-game road trip and has been cleared to return to practice commencing next week.https://t.co/YwAcvuqEza
— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) January 16, 2019
Rich Paul, LeBron’s agent, says the superstar forward is “right on schedule” in his recovery.
Per the LA Times:
In their announcement, the Lakers said that once James returns to practice, he will make “progress toward game play.”
James’ agent, Rich Paul, said the 14-time All-Star did not have any setbacks during his rehab and is “right on schedule” in his recovery.
The Lakers have struggled without James. They are 4-7, including a loss Sunday to the Cleveland Cavaliers, who arrived in Los Angeles with a 12-game losing streak.