The Miami Heat, presently lacking the ailing Dwyane Wade, might be without having two-time MVP LeBron James on Thursday in opposition to the browsing L.A. Lakers. James left shootaround Thursday early morning because of flu-like signs or symptoms, in accordance with studies away from Miami. James is really a game-time choice.
The High temperature have performed and won with no LeBron and Wade currently this time, defeating the Atlanta Hawks in triple overtime two months back since the twin superstars nursed accidents. However the Lakers, who deliver a very hot Kobe Bryant and an imposing frontcourt tandem in Andrew Bynum and Pau Gasol, pose a harder problem.
The Lakers, obviously, also have LeBron's longtime coach in Cleveland, Mike Brown. If James performs, it's going to be the initial time considering that equally coach and star left Cleveland in 2010 that he is confronted Brown within a recreation.
TNT will present Lakers vs. High temperature commencing just following eight p.m. ET. Inside the 2nd gameplay of its doubleheader, TNT will broadcast the Dallas Mavericks dealing with the shocking Utah Jazz.
Tournament: UFC 142 at HSBC Arena
Featherweight bout: Felipe Arantes vs. Antonio Carvalho
Preliminary card (FX)
Welterweight bout: Ricardo Funch vs. Mike Pyle
Featherweight bout: Yuri Alcantara vs. Michihiro Omigawa
Heavyweight bout: Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Ednaldo Oliveira
Lightweight bout: Thiago Tavares vs. Sam Stout
Lightweight bout: Edson Barboza vs. Terry Etim
Welterweight bout: Erick Silva vs. Carlo Prater
Middleweight bout: Rousimar Palhares vs. Mike Massenzio
Catchweight (197 lb) bout: Vitor Belfort vs. Anthony Johnson
Featherweight Championship: José Aldo (c) vs. Chad Mendes