The Lakers are taking part in the Knicks at Madison Sq. Backyard right now, and MSG cameras caught LeBron James distant on the finish of the bench whereas the Lakers had been huddling, disengaged about no matter it was the crew was speaking about.
Longtime MSG shade commentator and former Knicks nice Walt “Clyde” Frazier had some fairly pointed criticism for LeBron. “If you’re the face of the NBA, I believe you need to be extra part of your crew, of us, irrespective of what’s going on. Within the public you gotta be part of the crew,” Frazier mentioned. “Possibly within the locker room you’re not however it’s important to exude that sort of togetherness in public. And proper now we will see that he doesn’t actually care.”
Sitting other than the Lakers’ huddle is nothing new for LeBron this season. The Lakers entered right now’s recreation at 31-38, 11th within the Western Convention. Whereas this season confirmed promise earlier than his groin damage sustained on Christmas Day in opposition to the Warriors, ever since then it’s been a tailspin. The world will probably be watching to see whether or not LeBron, Magic Johnson, and Rob Pelinka will be capable to lure one other star to the Lakers this offseason.