The Los Angeles Lakers are planning on not having LeBron James for several games due to a groin injury.
James does not have a serious groin injury, but there is a healing process for him to navigate.
James has never had this severe of a groin injury in the past.
The Lakers are 20-14 and holding on to fourth place in the Western Conference. Their next four games -- versus Sacramento twice, the Clippers and Oklahoma City -- are against teams also in the conference playoff picture.