Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James blamed the NBA's rash of injuries to star players this year on the condensed season, saying in a series of tweets Wednesday.
They all didn’t wanna listen to me about the start of the season. I knew exactly what would happen. I only wanted to protect the well being of the players which ultimately is the PRODUCT & BENEFIT of OUR GAME! These injuries isn’t just “PART OF THE GAME”. It’s the lack of PURE RIM REST rest before starting back up. 8, possibly 9 ALL-STARS has missed Playoff games(most in league history). This is the best time of the year for our league and fans but missing a ton of our fav players. It’s insane. If there’s one person that know about the body and how it works all year round it’s ME! I speak for the health of all our players and I hate to see this many injuries this time of the year. Sorry fans wish you guys were seeing all your fav guys right now.
Today, it has been announced that Kawhi Leonard has an ACL injury and he will take further tests to see the severity of the injury. He will be out for Game 5 tonight and likely the rest of the playoffs if it is in fact an ACL tear.
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