LeBron James ruled out against Nuggets with sore left ankle

DENVER (AP) — LeBron James has been ruled out for Monday’s game in Denver due to a sore left ankle. Earlier in the day, James was named Western Conference player of the week. He averaged 35 points, 8.7 rebounds and 7.7 assists over his last three games. The 18-time All-Star has won the weekly award 66 times in his career, including on five occasions with the Lakers. The 38-year-old is just 35 points away from joining Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as members of the NBA’s 38,000-point club.

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