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LeBron James' Final Injury Status For Lakers-Warriors Game

LeBron James has been upgraded to available for Game 2.

On Thursday evening, the Los Angeles Lakers are back in San Francisco to face off against the Golden State Warriors for Game 2 of their second-round playoff series. 

For the game, they will have their best player in the starting lineup, as LeBron James has been upgraded to available. 

Via Mike Trudell of Spectrum SportsNet: "LeBron and AD are both officially available to play in Game 2, while Mo Bamba (ankle) has been downgraded to out."

James is 38 years old but still one of the best players in the league, and he averaged 28.9 points, 8.3 rebounds and 6.8 assists per contest while shooting 50.0% from the field during the regular season. 

In Game 1 (also in San Francisco), the Lakers won 117-112, so they have a 1-0 lead in the series (James had 22 points, 11 rebounds, four assists and three blocks in 40 minutes of playing time).

The 19-time All-Star is in his 20th season in the NBA and his fifth playing for the Lakers.

He led the franchise to the NBA Championship in 2020, but they are also coming off a season where they went 33-49 and missed the playoffs.

That said, they have one of the best rosters in the league and will have a legitimate chance to win the title.

The Lakers beat the Memphis Grizzlies in the first round in six games.

Whoever wins the series will advance to the Western Conference Finals and face off against either the Denver Nuggets or the Phoenix Suns. 

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