LeBron James out sick for Bulls game

LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers warms up prior to the game against the San Antonio Spurs at Quicken Loans Arena on January 21, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

CLEVELAND – LeBron James will not play in Saturday night’s game against the Chicago Bulls due to illness.

James stayed at home to rest on Saturday while his teammates went through a light workout at the team’s training complex in Independence. James, who is having another MVP-caliber season, has missed three games this season.

Richard Jefferson will start for the defending NBA champions.

Chicago beat Cleveland 106-94 when the teams met on Jan. 4.

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