NBA Hall Famer Walt “Clyde” Frazier thinks LeBron James should at the very least act like he cares about being a component the Lakers, even because the workforce finishes out their disappointing season.
During Sunday afternoon’s loss to the New York Knicks, cameras panned to LeBron, who was seated all the way in which on the finish the Lakers bench, whereas his teammates huddled for a timeout.
Clyde fered the next with regard to LeBron in that second:
“This kind conduct … if you’re the face the NBA, you have to be extra a component your workforce, of us,” Frazier mentioned on the MSG broadcast (H/T New York Post).
“No matter what’s going on. In the general public, you gotta be a component the workforce. Maybe within the locker room you’re not, however it’s important to exude that kind togetherness in public, of us. And proper now we see he doesn’t actually care.”
LeBron led all scorers on Sunday with 33 factors to associate with eight assists and 6 rebounds, however he was rejected by Knicks ahead Mario Hezonja on the ultimate possession, because the Knicks secured a 124-123 victory.
As a consequence yesterday’s loss, Los Angeles sits at 31-39 for the season.
“It bothers me within the reality we did not shut the sport out, and being the competitor that I’m, it bothers me that I did not make sufficient performs down the stretch; it bothers me that I did not even get a shot up on the hoop,” James mentioned, per ESPN. “Of course that stuff bothers me, however I imply what is the distinction between their document and our document? Two groups out the postseason. So there is not any distinction. We have a pair extra wins than them, however each groups proper now are on the skin wanting in, so it isn’t a lot a distinction.”