Click here to Skip to main content
LATEST HEADLINES - NBA NEWS

James leaves Heat game, walks to locker room


Posted Oct 12 2010 11:21PM

MIAMI (AP) -- LeBron James left the Miami Heat exhibition game against CSKA Moscow on Tuesday after grabbing at his right hamstring in obvious discomfort.

The Heat said James was cramping, and his return to the game was uncertain. James came back to the Heat bench - without a limp - about 2 1/2 minutes into the fourth quarter.

James reached for his right hamstring with 3:51 left in the third quarter, walking with a bit of a limp off the floor and then quickly through the tunnel toward the Miami locker room. He was followed moments later by Dwyane Wade, who is sidelined with a right hamstring strain.

Wade emerged after a few minutes, smiling when he took his seat on the Heat bench.

James had played 26 minutes in the exhibition against the Euroleague club, scoring 22 points with seven assists and four rebounds. He was replaced by Patrick Beverley.

SEARCH NEWS
LATEST VIDEOS
photoLeBron's Triple-Double
LeBron James records a triple-double with 18 points, 15 assists, and 13 boards in the Cavaliers win over New York.
photoHield Gets Layin
Buddy Hield gets out on the fast break for the lay in.
photoGAME RECAP: Pistons 114, Hornets 108
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope powers the Pistons to victory, scoring 33 points including three 3-pointers in the fourth quarter to outlast the Hornets in OT.
photoArea 21: Magic Johnson
KG and Rasheed Wallace discuss Magic Johnson and the Los Angeles Lakers
photoPorzingis Leaves Game With Injury
Kristaps Porzingis leaves the game with an apparent ankle injury.

Copyright © NBA Media Ventures, LLC. All rights reserved. No portion of NBA.com may be duplicated, redistributed or manipulated in any form. By accessing any information beyond this page, you agree to abide by the Privacy Policy / Your California Privacy Rights and Terms of Use. | Ad Choices Ad Choices

NBA.com is part of Turner Sports Digital, part of the Turner Sports & Entertainment Digital Network.