Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James returns from injury Friday night at Boston Celtics

LeBron James back after a two week absence for Los Angeles Lakers on friday night at Boston Celtics.

James has been sidelined since November 2 due to abdominal strain.

LA lost 109-102 first Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday to drop to 4-6 without James this season but already 4-2 with him, even though James is not playing to his usual standards.

In those six games, James averaged 24.8 points – his lowest scoring performance since he averaged 20.9 points as a rookie – while also averaging less his fewest rebounds (5.5) since rookie year and his fewest assists (7.0) since 2015 -16. His 46.7% field-of-field goalscoring rate is also the lowest since he shot 41.7% as a rookie, and his 4.2 goals per game are tied. with the 2017-18 season for the pinnacle of his career.

In the 54 regular games of his career in Boston, James is averaging 28.9 points per game, his highest scoring average in any road arena other than Cleveland, where he has an average 29.1 points after 17 away matches.

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