Lakers' LeBron James sits out vs. Jazz with foot soreness

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Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Lakers starLeBron James did not play at the Utah Jazz on Monday night because of left foot soreness.

It was the second leg of a back-to-back. In addition to the foot soreness, James is overcoming an illness that affected him last week.

James scored 27 points on 13-of-23 shooting in the Lakers' 114-100 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday.

The Lakers (2-7) also announced that guards Patrick Beverley, who missed the Sunday game, and Lonnie Walkerwill be out Monday because of non-COVID-19 illness.

Anthony Davis, who had 19 points and 12 rebounds in the loss to the Cavaliers, suited up after being listed as probable with lower-back tightness.

ESPN's Dave McMenamin contributed to this report.

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