James continues to miss today’s game against Portland and won’t return until the swelling subsides

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Lebron James will miss his fourth straight game today against the Portland Trail Blazers because of swelling in his left knee, ESPN’s Dave McMenamin reports.”He won’t play until the swelling goes down.”McMenamin said.The Lakers believe James risks further injury if he plays before the swelling subsides.”They are exploring all treatment options except for the platelet-rich plasma injection that has been ruled out.”In 36 games so far this season, he’s also averaging 7.7 rebounds, 6.3 assists, 1.6 steals and 1.1 blocks.The lakers lost the last three games he missed.