LeBron James’ positive 3-word update on his health after injury-filled season

Peter Dewey
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Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James issued a positive message when asked how he feels physically heading into the 2021-22 season.

This is great news for Lakers fans, as James missed a large chunk of games last season with an ankle injury.

James’ health will be key as the Lakers continue to ramp things up in training camp. It seems that a longer offseason was a good thing for him.

The four-time NBA champion has played in the NBA Finals in nine of the last 11 seasons.

While the Lakers won the NBA title in the 2019-20 season, it was clear that the quick turnaround into the 2020-21 season was detrimental to them.

James and Anthony Davis both missed time last season with injuries, and the Lakers are looking to flip the script after getting knocked out in the first round of the playoffs in the 2020-21 campaign.

James averaged 25.0 points, 7.7 rebounds and 7.8 assists per game last season while shooting 51.3 percent from the field and 36.5 percent from beyond the arc.

Even as he continues to get older, he has constantly shown that he is still an MVP-caliber player when healthy.

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Peter is a graduate of Quinnipiac University where he covered the MAAC and college basketball for three years. He has worked for NBC Sports, the Connecticut Sun and the Meriden Record-Journal covering basketball and other major sports. Follow him on Twitter @peterdewey2.