The longest string of games LeBron James hasn’t been able to suit up for in his NBA career was five straight and that was because of a finger injury back in 2008.
YouWager experts as well as the star player know he’s been very lucky in that regard.
James can’t really relate to what Kobe Bryant is dealing with now that the 34 year old Los Angeles Lakers player season is over with a torn Achilles that required surgery and is expected to keep him sidelined for close to a year.
However, while Bryant’s heavy workload down the stretch of this season is still talked about as to whether that played a role in the injury, James said he’s among those who think players should simply never think about getting hurt.
Bryant played 3,018 minutes this NBA season, his most since 2007-08. Entering Sunday, only Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant, Portland Trail Blazers’ Damian Lillard and Milwaukee Bucks’ Monta Ellis logged more court time this season than Bryant, who has played 17 seasons — two more than Durant, Lillard and Ellis combined.
Even so, online sports betting fans consider James is not one to ever wants to miss games, even at this point in the season with the Miami.