Sad News:The Lakers released an injury report that listed James as…

LeBron James will be absent from the Los Angeles Lakers’ lineup on Tuesday night against the Milwaukee Bucks due to a concern with his left ankle.

The Lakers issued an injury report Tuesday that ruled James out with peroneal tendinopathy in his ankle.During his pregame availability, Lakers coach Darvin Ham declined to speculate on James’ potential status for Wednesday’s game at Memphis.Last game, he was experiencing some significant discomfort, and so he’s getting treatment around the clock,” Ham said. “Once he wakes up in the morning, we’ll have another update.”

This will be the 10th game that the four-time MVP has missed this season. James already has played 62 games, his highest regular-season total since 2019-20.James also didn’t play in the Lakers’ other matchup with the Bucks this season because of an ankle problem. The Lakers won that game 123-122 on March 8 in Los Angeles, as D’Angelo Russell scored 44 points and hit a go-ahead jumper with 5.9 seconds remaining.Los Angeles’ Anthony Davis (Achilles) and Milwaukee’s Giannis Antetokounmpo (left hamstring) and Khris Middleton (left ankle) will play Tuesday night. All three had been listed as probable on the injury report.Bucks guard Patrick Beverley won’t be playing due to a sprained right wrist.

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