CLEVELAND – LeBron James will not play in Saturday night’s game against the Chicago Bulls due to illness.
No @KingJames tonight..out sick
— Fred McLeod (@CavsFredMcLeod) February 25, 2017
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.