Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James suffers a injury During L.A.’s matchup with the Atlanta Hawks this past Saturday afternoon, James was forced to leave the game after twisting his ankle during the second quarter. While trying to secure a loose ball, Hawks forward Solomon Hill fell on top of James’ right ankle and James fell to the floor in pain.
James exited the contest it was announced that he would not return to the game. X-rays on the ankle were negative, but after an MRI James was diagnosed with a high-ankle sprain. After initially being out indefinitely, it was reported Monday morning that the Lakers’ star could miss several weeks, per The Athletic’s Shams Charania.