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I'm just saw always home what I'm able to play this game at this level if there was one thing the NBA could always bet on it was having the league's biggest superstar lebron James on this biggest states the NBA playoffs but not this year but the first time in thirteen seasons the face of the NBA will not be playing in the postseason the last time lebron James missed the playoffs the iPhone didn't exist Twitter had not yet been invented and Facebook was still known as the Facebook lebron's move out west to join the storied LA Lakers this season has proven more difficult than many imagine word a sports reporter Rory Carol is in Los Angeles not much went right for the Lakers in their first season with lebron James on the team he pulled is growing on Christmas day in a game against the warriors that sidelined him for seventeen games after that the front office try to trade for Anthony Davis of the New Orleans pelicans that trade failed to materialize and left some players on the Lakers feeling hurt on top of that on Tuesday president basketball operations and Lakers legend Magic Johnson abruptly resigned his post saying he just wasn't enjoying himself I have more fun on the other side then on this %HESITATION the absence of King James forces the lead to look elsewhere for superstars to compete against the two time defending champs the Golden State Warriors a team primed and ready for another title run out west out east the Boston Celtics led by perennial all star Carrie Irving and the Milwaukee Bucks with their Greek phenom Yanis ought to to combo have a shot to grab some headlines this postseason I cannot wait till playoffs with a bronze absence viewership is another concern for the NBA throughout these playoffs then the I can only hope that their ratings don't take two significant a hit this post season the first one without James since two thousand and five the most recognizable star %HESITATION was in last year's finals of course and lost in five games the Golden State Warriors %HESITATION , that series averaged seventeen point six million viewers and then they can only hope that some of those people will tune in to see some faces that they may not be as familiar with with James not competing it's anyone's guess who will take a seat in the king's throne history is the sister I'm we go live in a moment