The Los Angeles Lakers road to repeating as champions was dealt a sever blow yesterday after LeBron James suffered a high ankle sprain in the 2nd quarter against the Atlanta Hawks. The Lakers have already been playing shorthanded with Anthony Davis sidelined for 18 games this season. MRI X-Rays on the injured ankle did not reveal any sever damage. The Lakers currently sit third in the Western Conference.

Notable Quotes: LeBron James Tweeted: “Nothing angers and saddens me more than not being available to and for my teammates! I’m hurt inside and out right now. The road back from recovery begins now. Back soon like I never left. #ThekidfromAKRON