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Lakers' LeBron James Status Against the Kings

LeBron James could play on Friday night, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
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LeBron James has missed over a month of action due to an ankle injury, and has had to watch his team struggle in his absence.

The Lakers currently sit as the fifth seed in the Western Conference, and while they would still be a favorite in nearly every series regardless, they should still try and get a home-court advantage if they can.

Thankfully for Lakers fans, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski shared the good news about James and his possible return even on Friday night against the Kings.

"ESPN Sources: LeBron James’ return from longest absence of his career — out since March 20 with high-ankle sprain – could come tonight vs. Kings. James plans to test ankle and make a game-time decision. Otherwise, he’s likely to return as soon as Sunday vs. Toronto." Wojnarowski Tweeted on Friday.

"James had been listed out as "out" for tonight's game, but is expected to be upgraded to "questionable," per sources." Wojnarowski added to his Tweet on Friday.

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The Lakers are 11.5 favorites, according to FanDuel. Shams Charania of The Athletic reported that James will play if warmups "go as planned."

 His Tweet can be seen below. 

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