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For the fifth straight game LeBron James had to watch the Lakers play from the bench. A left adductor strain has kept the four-time NBA champion from action. This time he watched his team lose against the Suns (105-115).

However, Chris Haynes reports that James is set to return to the court for his team’s next game on Friday against the Spurs on the road.

This season LeBron is averaging 24.9 points, 8.8 rebounds and 6.9 assists in 35.7 minutes per game. He will turn 38-years-old in late December.