sport news LeBron James shows off his power in gym workout despite being shut down

LeBron James shows off his power in gym workout despite being shut down for remainder of NBA season by LA Lakers after failing to reach play-offs LeBron James has been shut down for the rest of the season by the LA Lakers He failed to make the NBA play-offs in his debut year at the STAPLES Center LeBron suffered a groin injury in December that kept him out for 17 matches He has been given the remainder of the season off as he continues to recover

By Max Winters For Mailonline

Published: 23:20 BST, 1 April 2019 | Updated: 23:20 BST, 1 April 2019

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LeBron James may have been shut down for the rest of the season by the LA Lakers but he has still resisted the urge to put his feet up for the remainder of the campaign.

After failing to make the NBA play-offs in his debut year at the STAPLES Center, LeBron has been given the remainder of the season off as he continues to return to full fitness.

The former Cleveland star suffered a groin injury around Christmas that kept him out of 17 consecutive games, the longest streak he has ever missed with an injury.

LeBron James has been working out despite being shut down for the rest of the NBA season

LeBron James has been working out despite being shut down for the rest of the NBA season

His rehab saw him back in the gym on Monday though as he was filmed doing a T-Bar Row

His rehab saw him back in the gym on Monday though as he was filmed doing a T-Bar Row

And, with the Lakers staff already plotting for next season, they have given him some time off to fully recover.

'He wants to play,' Lakers coach Luke Walton told reporters before his side's win in New Orleans on Sunday.

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