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LeBron James to sit out because of sore left knee

December 12, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — LeBron James is sitting out the Cleveland Cavaliers’ game at Oklahoma City because of a sore left knee.

Cleveland coach David Blatt announced the decision Thursday night during his pregame media session.

James has averaged 24.9 points, 9.0 assists and 4.9 rebounds during Cleveland’s eight-game winning streak, helping the Cavaliers climb to the top of the Central Division. He entered the day fourth in the NBA in scoring at 24.8 points and second in minutes at 38 a game.

James has played in all 20 of Cleveland’s previous games this season.

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