Former Laker Teammate Gives Alarming Statement About LeBron


LeBron James #6 of the Los Angeles Lakers complains to referee Tom Washington #49 during the first quarter against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse on March 21, 2022 in Cleveland, Ohio.
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The Los Angeles Lakers have been one of the worst teams in the NBA this season.

Entering the year with an old roster and a lack of outside shooters, the expectations were not very high anyway.

But, to see a LeBron James-led Lakers team with a record of 2-9 is still surprising.

James is turning 38 next month and is in his 20th NBA season.

Former Laker Kentavious Caldwell-Pope sees the spark slowily dimming in his former teammate.

Caldwell-Pope has seen the best of LeBron from their time together, so for him to say this carries some weight.

While James is still playing at an elite level, it does appear like he knows the Lakers cannot compete this season.

The roster constructed around James is poor and he knows his team has no elite shooters.

This is one of the first times in LeBron’s career that he is on a team without championship aspirations.

After carrying his teams for so many years, it seems like James is uninterested in playing for a bad team.


What’s Next For The Lakers?

With a roster as poorly constructed as the Lakers, it would make sense that they look to make a trade.

If they want any chance of saving their season, they should be out looking for shooting help.

Russell Westbrook seems like a player likely to be dealt.

Anthony Davis could also be available since his constant injury issues make him tough to count on.

After missing the playoffs last year, it appears that the Lakers are headed for a similar fate.

But, if they can make a key trade along with James finding that spark again, maybe this will not be a lost season after all.


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