LeBron James suffered a knee injury in early December that was labelled as 'nothing major' by Cavaliers coach David Blatt, but latest developments suggest that James' injury is much worse than first feared.
The four-time league MVP re-aggravated the injury on Christmas Day and yet again the injury flared up on Tuesday night and forced LeBron out of his 30th birthday bash game against the Atlanta Hawks, which the Cavs lost 109-101.
The injury is now a clear cause for concern for both LeBron and the Cavs after the star baller missed another game, and coach Blatt admits the injury has been a worry for LeBron.
Worry times for the Cavs
"It's been an on-going process all day pretty much," Blatt explained of the decision to sit James out. "It's been sore and it's bothering him."
The Cavs currently don't know when they will be able to get LeBron back on court, and Blatt is currently adopting the old cliche day-to-day approach.
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"Hopefully he feels better tomorrow but obviously we want to get him right and feeling fully healthy so he can play the game the way he knows how to play," Blatt revealed.
LeBron left frustrated
But LeBron's injury issues don't stop there, with the 30-year-old baller struggling with a quad contusion complication also, and in a recent interview, LeBron showed his frustrations for all to see with these comments.
"Put that on my checklist of injuries so far," James said at the weekend.
It remains to be seen how long LeBron is out for, but the sooner the Cavs get him back the better.