LeBron James Ignoring Lakers Coach Luke Walton's Playcalls

01 December, 2018, 09:48 | Author: Alyssa Little
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The 30 missed three-pointers is a season high and also the worst percentage in Lakers history when the team has shot attempted more than 30 three-pointers.

Coach Luke Walton has had to lean more on James and Ingram to facilitate with Rondo recovering after surgery.

"I'm always fresh", James said at the start of the season, per ESPN. I think (Thursday) was one of those instances where they looked at me and they wanted me to close the game. James did the same thing with the Cavs, especially with head coach Tyronn Lue, and it's part of what comes along with having arguably the greatest player on the planet on the roster. "The success we had previous year, it wasn't just me".

The Lakers scored the game's first 13 points and jumped to a 23-point lead in the first quarter, but led only 56-50 at halftime after Sabonis' 14-point second quarter.

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"We have a system the ball moves around, a lot of pick and roll plays", Johnson told Sirius XM NBA Radio.

"I got to be at 100 percent the way I play", Oladipo said at the team's shoot-around Thursday.

After the contest, multiple Lakers talked about Ball's importance to the team, starting with LeBron James.

You knew this was going to happen eventually. "But the way he was moving out there, it just didn't feel right to leave him out on the court, so we got him out quickly". He knows when those times are, and he's good at that.

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