James, 30, underwent an MRI and a physical examination by the Cavaliers team doctor on Wednesday, which revealed the injuries. The 10-time
James will miss seven games, including a matchup with the Western Conference leading
James is averaging more than 37.5 minutes, the fourth most in the NBA, while scoring the second-most points per game (25.2) this season.
The Cavaliers (18-14) travel to Charlotte to face the Hornets (10-23) on Friday.