On Saturday night, the Los Angeles Lakers lost 109-118 to the Phoenix Suns. The Phoenix Suns have the worst record in the NBA. The Lakers have LeBron James. This is bad.
The Lakers have lost 4 of their last 5 games and lost 8 of their last 11 games overall. They are 10th in the Western Conference and they seem determined to get to the bottom.
Devin Booker dropped 25 points on their head and DeAndre Ayton added 26 points and 10 boards for good measure. The Lakers really make opposing players look like
There are so many problems with this team that it’s impossible to put your finger on just one thing. Real quick, list off all the reasons why Luke Walton should be the head
LeBron James moved to Los Angeles and immediately took advantage of the opportunity to create movies and TV shows. He spends all day at pitch meetings and A&Ring rap albums and then like, sometimes he’ll have a game at 8pm.
Obviously, every player has a life off the basketball court and we don’t really know how much work each player puts in when the cameras aren’t on. It’s also ridiculous to expect these men to eat, sleep and breathe basketball 24/7. The second you leave work, you’re thinking about everything but the job you just left. LeBron’s job is basketball but he’s got other shit to do. Understandable.
It’s just hilarious that he continues to say after these losses that his team isn’t focused moments before he drives to 2 Chainz’s house and gets wine drunk as he ignores all of Rondo’s texts about fixing the defensive rotations.
But the biggest problem facing the Lakers is that they stink.
Everyone immediately mocked Magic Johnson and this front office over the summer when 5 seconds after signing LeBron James, they signed
Now, I’m not a team building expert, but I feel like there’s a direct correlation between having a roster full of bad basketball players and losing basketball games.
In what world does signing Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Michael Beasley and JaVale McGee end in a positive result? I get that they already had Brandon Ingram and Lonzo Ball and Kyle Kuzma on the roster but three young guys who have never been in the playoffs combined with ‘veterans’ who were fortunate enough to play on playoff teams in the past but were in no way responsible for those teams making the playoffs makes for an awful roster.
Combine that with LeBron walking in day one and being like ‘I’m trading all your bitch asses’ isn’t greaaaat for team chemistry.
I am having the time of my life watching the Lakers lose to the Pelicans and the Knicks and the Cavaliers and now the Suns. The Lakers statistically have a better chance at the No. 1 overall draft pick then they do at making the playoffs and that’s hilarious.
These guys STINK.
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