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Los Angeles Times 31 mins ago

Column: LeBron James needs rest to chase a title, not more minutes and an MVP

As the Lakers flounder through meaningless midseason games with LeBron James playing too many minutes, he needs to tell himself it's time to rest.
ClutchPoints 6 hours ago
LeBron James makes strong statement on Lakers’ losing streak

LeBron James makes strong statement on Lakers’ losing streak

LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers have now lost four games in a row, their worst skid in the 2020-21 NBA season so far. Once again missing the services of starters Anthony Davis and Dennis Shroder on Wednesday, the reigning NBA champions fell to the Utah Jazz in lopsided fashion, 114-89, at Smart Vivint […] The post LeBron James makes strong statement on Lakers’ losing streak appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 7 hours ago
VIDEO: Jazz star Donovan Mitchell embarrasses LeBron James, Alex Caruso with buzzer-beating triple

VIDEO: Jazz star Donovan Mitchell embarrasses LeBron James, Alex Caruso with buzzer-beating triple

Donovan Mitchell had both LeBron James and Alex Caruso reaching as the Utah Jazz All-Star buried a trey to beat the shot clock. Mitchell’s three came in the third quarter, further highlighting the Jazz’s dominant showing against the Los Angeles Lakers at home. Look how Spida made this one look easy (via NBA on ESPN): […] The post VIDEO: Jazz star Donovan Mitchell embarrasses LeBron James, Alex Caruso with buzzer-beating triple appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 9 hours ago
VIDEO: Lakers’ LeBron James destroys Rudy Gobert’s ankle, but misses out on highlight play after missed jumper

VIDEO: Lakers’ LeBron James destroys Rudy Gobert’s ankle, but misses out on highlight play after missed jumper

Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James performed a million-dollar move with a ten-cent finish against Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert on Wednesday at Smart Vivint Arena. The King had one of the league’s best defenders on skates around during the second period of the showdown between the two Western Conference powerhouse teams. LeBron snapped Goberts […] The post VIDEO: Lakers’ LeBron James destroys Rudy Gobert’s ankle, but misses out on highlight play after missed jumper appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Lakers Nation 22 hours ago
Lakers News: LeBron James Frustrated By Rest ‘Narrative’

Lakers News: LeBron James Frustrated By Rest ‘Narrative’

Things are going south for the Los Angeles Lakers as they are mired in a three-game losing streak that's largely...
ClutchPoints Feb 23, 2021
8 years ago, the Lakers made a mistake with Kobe Bryant. Now they’re doing it again with LeBron James

8 years ago, the Lakers made a mistake with Kobe Bryant. Now they’re doing it again with LeBron James

In 2012-13, as the Los Angeles Lakers made a late-season playoff push and Kobe Bryant did something remarkable, on-brand, and unheard of in the modern NBA. In his 17th season, a 34-year-old Bryant was playing some of the best hoops of his career. Through the first 71 games, he was averaging 27.2 points on 47 […] The post 8 years ago, the Lakers made a mistake with Kobe Bryant. Now they’re doing it again with LeBron James appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 23, 2021
Lakers’ LeBron James chimes in on Devin Booker being left off All-Star Game roster

Lakers’ LeBron James chimes in on Devin Booker being left off All-Star Game roster

Although Los Angeles Lakers superstar forward LeBron James was already tabbed as an All-Star starter for the Western Conference earlier in the month, that certainly doesn’t mean that the NBA living legend isn’t paying attention to the rest of this year’s roster. With the reserves for both the Western and Eastern Conferences being revealed on […] The post Lakers’ LeBron James chimes in on Devin Booker being left off All-Star Game roster appeared first on ClutchPoints.
OC Register Feb 23, 2021
Analysis: Should the Lakers rest LeBron James?

Analysis: Should the Lakers rest LeBron James?

As fans grow concerned about the 36-year-old star's increased workload after the team's third third consecutive loss and yet another overtime game, James pushes back: 'I don’t need a handout'
Lakers Nation Feb 23, 2021
LeBron James Warns Lakers Of ‘Challenge’ With Jazz Game

LeBron James Warns Lakers Of ‘Challenge’ With Jazz Game

Los Angeles Lakers All-Star LeBron James has done everything in his power to help keep the team afloat without...
ClutchPoints Feb 23, 2021
LeBron James wouldn’t like it, but Lakers need to give him a break

LeBron James wouldn’t like it, but Lakers need to give him a break

If there was one takeaway from Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James’ comments following his team’s loss to the Washington Wizards, it’s that he doesn’t want any rest. The Lakers squandered a double-digit lead against the Wizards, forced overtime, and then lost in the extra session, 127-124, their third straight defeat and fourth in their […] The post LeBron James wouldn’t like it, but Lakers need to give him a break appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Lakers Nation Feb 23, 2021
Lakers News: Frank Vogel ‘Looking For Opportunities’ To Rest LeBron James

Lakers News: Frank Vogel ‘Looking For Opportunities’ To Rest LeBron James

The Los Angeles Lakers are clearly struggling without Anthony Davis and Dennis Schroder as they dropped their...
Los Angeles Times Feb 23, 2021

Lakers' LeBron James disagrees with playing fewer minutes

James was not buying into the idea that he should not only play fewer minutes for the Lakers, but should also consider taking games off.
ClutchPoints Feb 23, 2021
Bradley Beal’s honest reaction to Wizards beating LeBron James, Lakers for 5-game streak

Bradley Beal’s honest reaction to Wizards beating LeBron James, Lakers for 5-game streak

The Washington Wizards were able to overtake the Los Angeles Lakers in overtime on Monday, extending their winning streak to five games. Despite Washington’s improved play recently, Beal shared his reaction to the team’s five-game winning streak, via The Athletic’s Fred Katz. Bradley Beal on how five straight wins feels: Different. It feels different. It […] The post Bradley Beal’s honest reaction to Wizards beating LeBron James, Lakers for 5-game streak appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 23, 2021
Rui Hachimura took on challenge of defending LeBron James. Here’s what motivated him

Rui Hachimura took on challenge of defending LeBron James. Here’s what motivated him

The Washington Wizards were able to pull out a victory over the Los Angeles Lakers in overtime on Monday and Rui Hachimura is beginning to show his horns as a defensive demon. Following Monday’s win over the Lakers, Hachimura revealed what has led him to give more effort to improve on defense of late, via […] The post Rui Hachimura took on challenge of defending LeBron James. Here’s what motivated him appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 23, 2021
Lakers star LeBron James sharply explains why he doesn’t need to rest despite heavy toll

Lakers star LeBron James sharply explains why he doesn’t need to rest despite heavy toll

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James claimed he doesn’t feel the need to take part in load management even after figuring in several tight contests amid the absence of Anthony Davis. The four-time NBA MVP wanted to make a statement that he can still go hard and endure the long season at age 36. In […] The post Lakers star LeBron James sharply explains why he doesn’t need to rest despite heavy toll appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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