.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Los Angeles Lakers star player LeBron James . (Photo credit: AFP)

  • James took to Twitter to offer an angry "I Told You So" to the league
  • The reaction was triggered by LA Clippers player Kawhi Leonard's injury
  • Teams like Brooklyn Nets and Philadelphia 76ers have suffered similar injury related blows

.Miami, FL, USA
LeBron James won the first two of his four career NBA titles in 2012 and 2013 while playing with Miami. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@NBAHistory)

  • Miami Heat president Pat Riley was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Wednesday
  • He violated the league's anti-tampering rules for comments made last Friday
  • Riley said he "would leave the key under the doormat" if LeBron said he was coming

LeBron James remains a "championship pillar" of the team, said Los Angeles Lakers general manager. (Photo credit: Instagram/lakers)

  • The Phoenix Suns ended the Lakers' NBA title defense in emphatic style on Thursday
  • It marked the first time in 15 playoff appearances that James was eliminated in the first round
  • LeBron James is a four-time NBA champion

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
LeBron James is two away from matching Michael Jordan's six NBA titles. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • The Phoenix Suns knocked out the Los Angeles Lakers with a 113-100 win to clinch the series 4-2 
  • LeBron James is contracted with the Lakers till the end of the current season, with an option to extend it for another year
  • This is the first time in James' career that he has been knocked out in the first round of the playoffs

Phoenix Suns wrapped the round with a series scoreline of 4-2. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@NBA)

  • Los Angeles played their last game of the season on Friday
  • Lakers faced a defeat of 100-113 to Phoenix Suns in the sixth game of playoffs
  • Lakers' talisman, LeBron James top-scored for the team

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Devin Booker top scored for the Suns. (Photo credit: Twitter/Phoenix Suns)

  • Phoenix Suns beat the Lakers 113-100 in game 6 
  • Devin Booker was the star of the show and scored 47 points
  • The Lakers were unable to dig themselves out of a 29-point first-half hole

LA Lakers will have to do without Anthony Davis for a little while. (AFP file photo)

  • Chris Paul had 18 points and nine assists
  • Crowder also had his best game so far, scoring 17 points
  • LeBron James scored a team-high 25 points and had 12 rebounds for the Lakers

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Los Angeles Lakers's LeBron James (L) scored 21 points and nine assists in games against Phoenix Suns. (Photo credit: Twitter/ @NBA)

  • Los Angeles Lakers defeated the short-handed Phoenix Suns 109-95 in a heated playoff game on Thursday
  • Milwaukee Bucks grabbed a 113-84 thrashing win against the Miami Heat
  • Anthony Davis scored 34 points and 11 rebounds and LeBron James delivered 21 points and nine assists

.New York, NY, USA
Drake (L), LeBron James and Giveon (R) were recently spotted at a party. (Photo credit: Instagram/ @giveon)

  • LA Lakers player LeBron James is being given preferential treatment over other NBA players, said an executive
  • Since start of 2020-21, players have been held from playing games or fined for violating COVID norms
  • James was seen with American rapper Drake and singer Giveon in a party, but no action was taken against him

.Phoenix, AZ, USA
Anthony Davis and LeBron James scored a total of 57 points together in the match. (Photo credit: Instagram/@lakers)

  • The neck-and-neck match resulted in a close 109-102 win for the Los Angeles Lakers
  • Both third and fourth quarters of the match ended in tied scores
  • Anthony Davis put up an all-round performance for the Lakers, scoring 31 points