There were reports that LeBron James went to the locker room with an apparent right ankle injury in the third quarter of Tuesday night's season opener against the Boston Celtics. James returned to the Heat bench, but twice had to go back to the locker room after suffering from cramps.
With James out in the last couple of minutes of the third quarter, the Heat closed the quarter on a 12-2 run against the Celtics James, the reigning MVP in both the regular season and Finals, has 26 points and is shooting 10 of 16 from the field halfway into fourth quarter. He also has 10 rebounds.
James eventually returned to locker room again in the fourth quarter, still apparently dealing with cramps.