Star forward LeBron James Los Angeles Lakers will not play this season, said on Saturday the franchise California, after the team was left without a mathematical chance of qualification of the NBA playoffs.
Lakers claimed his star 34 years, thus fully recover from the groin injury he suffered on December 25 against the Golden State Warriors, and continue to drag.
"After consultation with our doctors decide that LeBron does not play games again for the rest of the season," said in a statement, Magic Johnson, president of the Lakers.
"This decision will allow a full recovery and a & # 39 is the best for the future success of the Lakers and LeBron," he added.
Angelenos took eleventh place in the Western Conference, and again left without the playoffs, they qualify for the last time in 2013.