Tuesday night, the Los Angeles Lakers They will host the Minnesota Timberwolves in California for the playoffs.
For the game, LeBron James is on the injury report.
However, he is listed as a possible four-time NBA champion, so he should be in the starting lineup.
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James shot 50.0% from the field and finished the regular season averaging 28.9 points, 8.3 rebounds and 6.8 assists per game.
At age 38, he is still one of the top ten players in the league and has made his 19th straight All-Star appearance.
Despite a slow start to the year, the Lakers finished seventh in the Western Conference with a 43-39 record.
They have gone 8-2 in their last ten games and have won two games.
At home, the Lakers were strong, going 23-18 in the 41 games they hosted in Los Angeles, California.
James is in his fifth season with the franchise and led them to the NBA Championship in 2020.
But in 2022, they went just 33-49 and missed the playoffs (and the playoffs).
The Timberwolves were the eighth seed and finished with a 42-40 record.
They are 7-3 in their last ten games, and are on a three game winning streak.
That said, the Timberwolves have struggled on the road, going just 20-21 in their 41 games away from Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.