Confirmed: LeBron James officially finalized his retirement date, more surprising is the goal he will accomplish next.

After the final game of the postseason for your Los Angeles Lakers in 2022-23,

All-Star forward LeBron James made headlines all across the sports world with talk of his potential retirement.

James was caught up in the heat of defeat, but it’s clear that the thought has been weighing on his mind.

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James isn’t getting any younger, and he understands this. But he wants to squeeze every ounce of the game of basketball out before he hands it up.

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However, Father Time is undefeated, and eventually he will run out. In a conversation picked up during a team warmup, James hinted at when he plans to officially retire from basketball.

The King is in Year 21 of his NBA career and is still going strong.

He remains one of the better players in the game today and is doing things that nobody ever thought would be possible.

He has helped keep the Lakers afloat this season while they have gone through some tough injury challenges.

James’ has carried the Lakers, and been relied upon heavily, almost problematically, all season long.

At some point, he has to slow down, right? Well, even if he doesn’t he has some lofty goals for the rest of his basketball career.

But the number one goal is still adding more championships to his overall total. He is still driven to find success, and that is what will ultimately define him long after he is done playing.

LeBron James’ Current Injury Status For Knicks-Lakers Game

On Monday evening, the Los Angeles Lakers will host the New York Knicks in California.

For the game, they could be without one of their best players, as LeBron James is on the injury report.

Via Underdog NBA: “LeBron James (calf) questionable for Monday.”

James has played in 24 games so far this season and has averages of 25.2 points, 7.5 rebounds, 7.0 assists and 1.5 steals per contest while shooting 54.5% from the field and 40.1% from the three-point range.

The Lakers are the eighth seed in the Western Conference with a 15-11 record in their first 26 games.

They are 6-4 over their last ten games and most recently lost to the San Antonio Spurs by a score of 129-115 on Friday in Texas.

In 36 minutes of playing time, James had 23 points, seven rebounds, 14 assists and two steals while shooting 7/17 from the field and 2/6 from the three-point range.

Following the Knicks, the Lakers will visit DeMar DeRozan and the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on Wednesday evening.

As for the Knicks, they are 14-11 in their first 25 games, which has them as the sixth seed in the Eastern Conference.

They are 5-5 over their last ten games and most recently lost to the Los Angeles Clippers by a score of 144-122 on Saturday in California.

Following the Lakers, the Knicks will return to New York to face off against Cam Thomas and the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center on Wednesday evening.

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