Sunday night is los angeles lakers I’m in Oregon to play against the Portland Trail Blazers.
The game has the best player in the starting lineup as LeBron James is upgraded available.
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The four-time NBA champion enters the night averaging 29.6 points, 8.4 rebounds, 7.0 assists and 1.0 steals per game over 36 games (also shooting from the field 50.6%).
James turned 38 last month and is still playing like one of the top 10 players in the NBA.
That said, the Lakers are 21-25 in 46 games and are the 13th seed in the Western Conference.
6 wins and 4 losses in the last 10 games, 9 wins and 14 losses in 23 games during the tour.
James is in his fifth season with the franchise, missing the postseason twice (and making the postseason twice).
In 2020, he led them to an NBA Championship with the Miami Heat.
The Lakers are now just 1.5 games away from the 10th seed (final play-in tournament spot).
As for the Trail Blazers, they are the 12th seed in the West with a record of 21-24 in 45 games.
3 wins and 7 losses in the last 10 games, 2 consecutive losses.
But the Trail Blazers are a solid team at home, going 11-9 in 20 games in Portland, Oregon.