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Los Angeles Lakers: LeBron James Set for Preseason Opener

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton says LeBron James will make his debut Sunday, against the Denver Nuggets.

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton says LeBron James will make his debut Sunday, against the Denver Nuggets.

For anyone excited to catch a glimpse of LeBron James in Los Angeles would not have to wait much longer. According to Mike Trudell of Spectrum SportsNet, James will make his debut as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers, Sunday, September 30th against the Denver Nuggets in San Diego.

Lakers head coach, Luke Walton said the 14-time all-star will play between one to 48 minutes, but Trudell reported that James will likely be on a minutes restriction in his first game.

James, 33, signed a four-year $153.3 million deal with Lakers this offseason, following a remarkable season with the Cleveland Cavaliers. While helping the Cavs reached their four straight Finals (LeBron’s eighth), James averaged 27.5 points, 9.1 assists, and 8.6 rebounds per game.

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