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LeBron James out of COVID-19 protocols, cleared to return

Dec. 02, 2021 19:01 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James has been cleared to return to the Los Angeles Lakers after missing one game under the NBA's health and safety protocols. The league said Thursday that James is not positive for COVID-19 despite a series of tests that produced conflicting...

Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James cleared to return after NBA says he had two negative COVID-19 tests

Dec. 02, 2021 18:24 PM EST
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James cleared to return after NBA says he had two negative COVID-19 tests.

Lakers overcome James' absence to beat Kings 117-92

Dec. 01, 2021 01:16 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Anthony Davis scored 25 points, Russell Westbrook added 23 and the Los Angeles Lakers overcame the absence of LeBron James to beat the Sacramento Kings 117-92 on Tuesday night. The Lakers sent James home earlier in the day after he was placed...

LeBron James in NBA's virus protocols, ruled out Tuesday

Nov. 30, 2021 21:59 PM EST

LeBron James has been placed in the NBA's health and safety protocols, and was ruled out for the Los Angeles Lakers' game against the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night. Such a move almost certainly means one of two things: that James, who said earlier this season that he...

Spurs defeat Wizards, 116-99, for season's first win streak

Nov. 29, 2021 23:10 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Derrick White had 24 points, Dejounte Murray had 22 points and 10 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs defeated the Washington Wizards 116-99 to win consecutive games for the first time this season. Murray also had eight assists for San Antonio, which...

LeBron has 33 points, Lakers beat Pistons in calm rematch

Nov. 29, 2021 01:05 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James and Isaiah Stewart had no Round 2 in the Lakers' rematch with the Pistons. James was too busy making sure Los Angeles got the same decision he wasn't around to see last week in Detroit. James had 33 points, nine...

Fox, Hield lead Kings over Lakers 141-137 in triple OT

Nov. 27, 2021 02:58 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alvin Gentry said when he became Sacramento's interim coach that it was going to take everyone if the Kings were going to stop their season from spiraling out of control. On Friday night, they got plenty of contributions up and down the roster. Seven...

James fined $15,000 for obscene gesture, warned for language

Nov. 26, 2021 20:19 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — LeBron James was fined $15,000 for an obscene gesture Friday by the NBA, which also warned the Lakers superstar about using profane language. James made the gesture after making a shot late in Los Angeles' 124-116 overtime victory in Indiana on Wednesday...

James rallies Lakers past Pacers 124-116 after suspension

Nov. 24, 2021 23:14 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — LeBron James missed his chance to shine at Madison Square Garden this season. So, he picked up his teammates in his return Wednesday night at Indiana. After drawing the first suspension of his career because of a fracas Sunday in Detroit, James...

Knicks recover to beat Lakers team missing suspended James

Nov. 23, 2021 23:27 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — LeBron James couldn't be in the building. Anthony Davis almost wasn't. With one superstar suspended and another sick, the Los Angeles Lakers already had big problems. Then they created one more for themselves by falling into a 25-point hole. ...