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Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James said he would refuse to play any NBA games without the fans because of the coronavirus outbreak if his team had to stage games behind closed doors. 

“We play games without fans?” James said, “No, it’s impossible.” following the Lakers’ win over the Milwaukee Bucks 113-103 on Friday night at Staples Center.

“I ain’t playing,” James said about any potential NBA games without fans due to coronavirus.

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