LeBron James a game-time decision Thursday due to knee soreness
The knee soreness reportedly developed Thursday morning and James received treatment at Chesapeake Energy Arena, where the Thunder will host the Cavaliers at 8 p.m. ET for the first game of a TNT doubleheader.
James showed no signs of injury in Tuesday's victory over the Toronto Raptors when he dropped 35 points on 12-of-21 shooting from the field to help the Cavaliers extend their winning streak to a season-high eight games.
Thursday's contest marks the first of two meetings between the Thunder and Cavaliers this season. Oklahoma City – which has gotten off to an 8-13 start – is suddenly healthy with the return of stars Russell Westbrook and Durant, and is riding a season-high three-game winning streak.
Durant, who's being kept on a minutes restriction by Thunder coach Scott Brooks, is averaging 22 points, 5.5 rebounds and four assists in four games since returning from a foot fracture that sidelined him for the team's first 17 contests.
James ranks fourth in the league in scoring, averaging 24.8 points per game, along with 7.7 assists and 5.5 rebounds.
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