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NBA World Reacts To Concerning LeBron James News

LeBron James on the court for the Lakers.

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS - NOVEMBER 19: LeBron James #6 of the Los Angeles Lakers warms up before a game against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden on November 19, 2021 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Malhotra/Getty Images)

LeBron James hasn't dealt with very many concerning injuries over the course of his professional career.

The Los Angeles Lakers star appears to be dealing with one now, though.

LeBron has missed multiple games with a knee injury. The Los Angeles Lakers star doesn't appear to be close to returning to action, either.

On Sunday, Lakers head coach Frank Vogel said that there is still some swelling in LeBron's injured knee. The four-time NBA champion will not be returning to the floor until his knee is at 100 percent health - with no swelling.

Lakers fans are understandably concerned. It's been a tough, frustrating season for the Lakers - and it could only get worse with LeBron's injury status. "Getting concerned but to be honest if he ain’t right shut him down for as long as possible. AD too if need be," one fan tweeted. "Just shut him down, keep the pick, use it to trade Westbrook and try again next year," another fan suggested. "That makes me just a little bit nervous but it makes perfect sense to send him back. Just a little concerning," one fan added. Others are joking that we'll be seeing LeBron at the Rams-49ers NFC Championship Game on Sunday night.

The Lakers are 24-26 on the season.