WATCH: LeBron James Visibly Frustrated as He Answers Tough Questions After Lakers’ Fourth Straight Loss

Published 12/24/2021, 7:30 AM EST
Lebron James frustrated with loss to Timberwolves | Courtesy: Reuters


The Los Angeles Lakers have not had a win since their overtime victory over Dallas Mavericks. They recently lost their fourth consecutive game against San Antonio Spurs at home. Their poor run of games has clearly frustrated their star, LeBron James. The superstar has been their main man at the age of 36 and is still going strong.

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James has the most points per game (26.8) for the Lakers this season. While Russell Westbrook and Anthony Davis may have more points than him, it has been LeBron who has pulled the Lakers out of tough fixtures.

Nov 28, 2021; Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (6) reacts against the Detroit Pistons in the first half at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

James scored a game-high 36 points against the Spurs, but it wasn’t enough to end the team’s 4-game losing streak. Westbrook scored 30 points in 35 mins, but the other starters except LeBron could only record 24 points.

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The superstar was frustrated after the loss, and it was clearly visible during the post-game press conference.

LeBron James frustrated during the post-game interview

James was asked some very tough questions during the post-game interview. The Lakers’ fourth consecutive loss has clearly frustrated the 36-year-old star, and it was visible during the interview.

He has every right to be frustrated, especially when he has been putting in huge numbers for the team without much help. LeBron has averaged 30 PPG, 10 RPG, 5 APG in the last four games the Lakers lost. Moreover, he has been in great form in the last few weeks and hasn’t received much help from his teammates.

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Los Angeles Lakers‘ era at Staples Center has finally ended and that too with a loss. It shows how hard this season has been for the team and the fans. Staples Center is an iconic arena and many names have been etched in the history books for all the legendary moments that happened there. Henceforth, the arena will now be known as the Crypto.com Arena.

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It was a perfect game for the Lakers to end their winless run. However, Derrick White and the Spurs were too good for them as they lost 110-138 at home. The Lakers now face high-flying Brooklyn Nets at home and will be looking forward to end their winless run.

 

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Abhishek Singh

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Abhishek is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports with over two years of journalistic experience with Chase Your Sport and Dribl. A Football Management graduate, he has previously interned in the Indian Super League, I-League and the AFC Champions League. In addition to being a Michael Jordan fan, Abhishek is an ardent Steph Curry and Warriors guy, and believes they have a few more championships in store before the former retires.

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