As per The Athletic’s Shams Charania, LeBron will make his return to the court when the Lakers will face the Sacramento Kings on Friday.

The 36-year-old won’t play with a hard minutes limitation, as indicated by Lakers head mentor Frank Vogel.

“He felt coming off this trip it’s time to get him back in the lineup,” 

He added

“We’re excited to have him back!”

James has been ground since March 20 with a high ankle sprain. He had showed up in 40 of a potential 41 games before the injury, averaging 25.8 points, 8.1 rebounds, 8.0 assists and 1.1 steals on 51.3 percent shooting from the field.

The Lakers have battled without James, going 8-12.

Los Angeles enters Friday with a 36-26 record on the season, sitting in fifth spot in the Western Conference standings. The Lakers as of now trail the Denver Nuggets in fourth spot by 4.5 games and lead the Dallas Mavericks in 6th spot by one game.

The Lakers are starting to return to full strength, with Anthony Davis recently returning from an injury himself.

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