An MRI revealed LeBron James sidestepped serious injury, but the forward has still suffered a left groin strain. ESPN is reporting that the Los Angeles Lakers are preparing for him to miss several games.

The Lakers are calling James’ absence “day-to-day”.

The Lakers are 20-14 and holding on to fourth place in the Western Conference. Their next four games are against Sacramento (twice), the Clippers and Oklahoma City.

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