Dave McMenaminESPN Staff WriterClose
- Lakers and NBA reporter for ESPN.
- Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14, the Cavaliers from 2014-18 for ESPN.com and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09.
Anthony Davis, who missed Friday's win in Dallas because of a bruised buttocks injury suffered earlier in the week versus New York, was also ruled out.
James, 35, has played in all but one game so far this season for L.A., which the Lakers lost.