LeBron James expected to play in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals despite ankle injury

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LeBron James is expected to play in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Denver Nuggets.

James suffered an ankle injury in the second quarter of Game 1, but continued to play and finished with 15 points and six rebounds.

The head coach of the Lakers, Frank Vogel, confirmed the news while speaking to reporters on Saturday.

James and the Lakers dominated the Nuggets (114-126) now lead the series 1-0. Game 2 is on Sunday.

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