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The Los Angeles Lakers face a critical matchup against the Golden State Warriors, with both LeBron James and Anthony Davis appearing on the team’s injury report.

James is dealing with flu-like symptoms, while Davis is nursing left eye soreness, putting their participation in the game in doubt.

In addition to the Lakers’ superstar duo, rookie Jalen Hood-Schifino (lumbar disc surgery), Jarred Vanderbilt (right midfoot sprain), and Christian Wood (left knee surgery) are also sidelined due to various injuries.

As the Lakers battle for a playoff berth, the availability of James and Davis could significantly impact the team’s chances against the Warriors.

Currently, the Lakers hold the ninth seed in the highly competitive Western Conference standings, just ahead of the Warriors.

With only a few games remaining in the regular season, every matchup is crucial for both teams as they vie for postseason positioning.