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LeBron to return from left groin strain vs. Clippers

James has missed 17 games since suffering the injury on Christmas Day

Lakers fans, the wait is over.

… Well one of them, anyway.

LeBron James will return to action Thursday against the Clippers (10:30 ET | NBA LP).

The news was first reported by Chris Haynes of Yahoo! Sports. James, recently crowned top vote-getter and a captain for the 2019 NBA All-Star Game, is averaging 27.3 points, 8.3 rebounds and 7.1 assists in 34.6 minutes for L.A.