The LA Lakers game included a couple messy situations last night. Anthony Davis and Dwight Howard were involved in an altercation during the game, and it got a bit physical. The Lakers are certainly not off to a great start this season.
Magic Johnson commented on this situation, and he couldn’t believe that it happened. It was pretty unbelievable as tensions ran that high on the hardwood. The situation caused many to comment as they wonder what is happening with the Lake Show.
LeBron James spoke out on the matter as well as he discussed the situation with the media. He said that there are moments on the court when someone is only frustrated because they want to be better. There is obviously a lot going on within the mind of a high caliber player, and losing the game doesn’t help matters.
“I don’t think it’s a lot of frustration. I really don’t. I think there’s moments when you’re frustrated because you wanna be better. You want better communication .. But I think it gets overly blown when you lose a game and you have some techs here, and you see an altercation. And you start to saying well with these guys, ultimately, the whole thing is frustration. We’re competitors. If you don’t get mad at certain things on the floor that you feel I should’ve done better, then what are you here for? We like that as a ball club. We like the adversity. I like the adversity and I like it even more when two men in a team can come together and talk about it and move on. That’s what real men do. You don’t let it linger. You say what you gotta say. You talk about it and move on. That’s what we did tonight.”
We will have to see if the Lakers can co-exist throughout the rest of the season. They are just getting started, after all. Only time will tell if their playoff dreams will get them to the NBA Finals once again, but they might want to start with some teambuilding exercises.
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