Lakers’ Lebron James taking time to heal groin injury

Ross Houston
December 31, 2018

James watched from courtside as the Clippers scored 22 consecutive points during the second half of their 118-107 victory at STAPLES Center.

Rondo is averaging 8.4 points, 6.7 assists and 4.4 rebounds while providing solid leadership in his first season with the Lakers. He agreed with Walton's assessment in regard to the "splintering" within the team and said it must end.

"I know we can get through it".

Although both LA franchises are still building chemistry after major roster changes in 2018, the Clippers found a groove to get it done in front of the Lakers' jeering home fans.

The Clippers turned a seven-point deficit into a 15-point lead early in the fourth quarter of their fourth win in five games. "Anytime a team goes on a 22-0 run, it's not going to be all fine and dandy".

"We put the bulldogs on the floor, and the fight was wonderful", Clippers coach Doc Rivers said.

"He's a professional scorer, and he knows how to score", added Rivers postgame.

Lakers point guard Rajon Rondo will be sidelined at least a month after undergoing ligament surgery on his right ring finger.

The Lakers are already without LeBron James, who injured his groin against the Warriors.

"Guys were getting frustrated", Ball said. The Lakers believe the injury came during a third-quarter play when he got tangled up with Draymond Green. We got to regroup. In his absence, the Lakers had lost to the Sacramento Kings on Thursday night, albeit to a buzzer-beating three-pointer. He's been one of the more consistent players in the league this season, so expect him to bounce back tonight when the Clippers host the San Antonio Spurs.

Kuzma led the Lakers with 24 points against the Clippers but went 0-for-7 from 3 and had four turnovers.

These Kings are thinking playoffs once the regular season is over, and for the purple and white to reach their goal, they need to win games like tonight to show that they can hang with the top teams in the National Basketball Association.

Amazing. How many jobs can you show up to with a drink in hand?

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