James is resting for Friday's preseason finale against the Warriors, Mark Medina of The San Jose Mercury News reports.

This doesn't come as much of a surprise, as keeping LeBron fresh for the regular season is a top priority. With Brandon Ingram (quad), Rajon Rondo (rest) and Josh Hart (rest) all out as well, Lonzo Ball and Lance Stephenson are strong candidates to assume primary ballhandling duties.

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