MIAMI Like seemingly everyone in the NBA, LeBron James was saddened by the season-ending injury to Kobe Bryant. But James said its not going to change anything he does.
The Miami Heat star doesnt plan to be extra cautious. He said it wont affect how much he might play with USA Basketball during future summers.
If you play your professional life worried about injuries, youre never going to be able to maximize your potential,'' James said. "You cant do that. You just got to go out and play. And it happened. And its a terrible thing . But you cant say, OK, Im not playing this game because Im afraid of injury or Im not playing this summer if the opportunity is there. There is going to be a time when you cant play the game at all because Father Time has caught up with you. So try to do as much as you can when you can.
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