LeBron James was fitted with a mask to protect his broken left cheek and might play tonight at Charlotte. Coach Paul Silas said "it will be a game-time decision _ (James') decision."
"I feel a lot better, there's still a little pain, but that's nothing," said James, injured by Houston center Dikembe Mutombo's elbow during a game Wednesday. "It was one of the hardest hits I ever took. I've never felt anything like that."