Lakers' LeBron James sits out vs. Jazz with foot soreness
Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Lakers starLeBron James did not play at the Utah Jazz on Monday night because of left foot soreness.
It was the second leg of a back-to-back. In addition to the foot soreness, James is overcoming an illness that affected him last week.
James scored 27 points on 13-of-23 shooting in the Lakers' 114-100 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday.
The Lakers (2-7) also announced that guards Patrick Beverley, who missed the Sunday game, and Lonnie Walkerwill be out Monday because of non-COVID-19 illness.
Anthony Davis, who had 19 points and 12 rebounds in the loss to the Cavaliers, suited up after being listed as probable with lower-back tightness.
ESPN's Dave McMenamin contributed to this report.
Copyright © 2023 ESPN Internet Ventures. All rights reserved.