LeBron James returned to the court after getting a third opinion from a specialist dubbed the “LeBron James of feet.”
On Sunday, LeBron tested out his sore foot and determined he could play against the Bulls.
LeBron testing out his right foot before Bulls-Lakers 👀
(via @mcten) pic.twitter.com/Rj3EslOD9c
— NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA) March 26, 2023
After the game, LeBron revealed that two doctors had told him that he needed season-ending surgery. The Lakers superstar then told reporters that he saw the “LeBron James of feet’, who determined that he didn’t need surgery and could play on Sunday.
LeBron said two doctors recommended season-ending surgery, but then he went to see the “LeBron James of feet” and James determined he’d be able to return.
— Jovan Buha (@jovanbuha) March 26, 2023
Here’s the video of LeBron’s bizarre quote.
"I went to the LeBron James of feet."
Bron on why he chose to not get foot surgery. pic.twitter.com/359LXUIdEO
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) March 26, 2023
Fans had jokes about LeBron’s doctor.
Wow so he's the second greatest foot doctor of all time? https://t.co/YhGxnUree6
— Tom Fornelli (@TomFornelli) March 26, 2023
Gotta feel for the “Michael Jordan of feet” here..poor doc didn’t even get a shot https://t.co/0x2SaElKx5
— Brian Sutterer MD (@BrianSuttererMD) March 26, 2023
So the LeBron James of feet isn’t the guy in my DMs every week asking what color is my pedicure? https://t.co/6MBF16WdPB
— Kerith Burke (@KerithBurke) March 26, 2023
Hopefully the “Lebron James of feet” is less like the “Lebron James of being a GM” than they are the “Lebron James of basketball” https://t.co/2vfV3EawvG
— No, Thank You, Jonah Hill (@DietBeginsMon) March 26, 2023
the "lebron james of feet" https://t.co/lCjmow9ZcY pic.twitter.com/Tf0FqOpDFL
— Bob Monroe (@BobMonr14690301) March 26, 2023
You good. https://t.co/aAyeR5weWZ pic.twitter.com/DRNz5V4In3
— profloumoore (@loumoore12) March 26, 2023