LeBron James will miss at least another week with a strained left groin, the Los Angeles Lakers announced Thursday.
James, who suffered the injury Christmas Day in the Lakers’ victory over the Golden State Warriors, has been sidelined for two weeks so far, with the team going 3-5 in his absence.
The four-time MVP was evaluated by L.A.’s team medical staff Thursday and it was determined “the healing of James’ groin injury is progressing,” per the Lakers.
Furthermore, James has been “cleared to increase on-court functional basketball movements,” the team said in a statement.
Thus far, James has done very little basketball activity since the injury outside of standstill shooting.
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SOURCE: ESPN, Dave McMenamin