LeBron James Suffered An Ankle Injury In Practice And Is Day-To-Day

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LeBron James had everything going for him with the Cleveland Cavaliers this season but an injury may set him back a few days.

James — happy as can be after his team signed good friend Dwyane Wade — suffered an ankle injury that pay put him on the shelf for a few days as camp begins for the Cavaliers.

The injury apparently happened at the end of practice late on Wednesday, when James turned his left ankle. Doctors X-rayed James just to be sure it wasn’t a break, and it appears that it’s not too serious an injury.

Turned ankles are pretty inevitable in a sport like basketball, but the severity of an injury can vary widely. It could be a bit loose, it could be a high-ankle sprain that means he’s out for a while. But according to reports, James is merely listed as “day to day” and might miss a few practices.

As ESPN notes, James has suffered ankle injuries in the past but they have never been very serious.

Every injury is unique, so who knows what this one will entail. But there doesn’t seem to be much panic over it in Cleveland, so it probably just means a few practices on the shelf and nothing more.