);
Los Angeles Lakers

Report: LeBron James set to return against Los Angeles Clippers

#LeBron

LeBron James is getting set to make his return to the court against the Los Angeles Clippers, according to Yahoo Sports' Chris Haynes.

MORE: NBA All-Star reserves named

The superstar hasn't played since injuring his groin in a Christmas Day clash against the Golden State Warriors. It marks the longest span of time off in his NBA career.

Without James in the lineup the Lakers have gone from fourth in the Western Conference to ninth in the standings.

The team has gone 6-11 in the time without James in the squad. On the season he has averages of 27.3 points, 8.3 rebounds and 7.1 assists.‬

James' return in the battle of LA will be followed up by a showdown against the reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors in Oakland.

More from NBA.com

#LakersvsCs
Highlights from action pack MLK Day
Carlan Gay
#Simmo23
No Embiid, no problem 76ers locking down on D
Carlan Gay
norman-powell-012020-ftr-getty.jpg
Powell catches fire in comeback win over Hawks
Scott Rafferty
nurse-ftr.jpg
Nurse: Starters will 'be on constant shuffle'
Kyle Irving
#Drose
D-Rose has been unstoppable lately
Carlan Gay
#AllStar
Last day to vote for 2020 NBA All-Stars!
NBA.com Staff
More News