LeBron James recently responded to an NBA fan’s post regarding Russell Westbrook being fouled by Joel Embiid in the last seconds of their previous battle.
The fan pointed out that the referees had recently made poor rulings, particularly against the Los Angeles Lakers. James noticed the message and agreed with him, citing his own incidents of poor refereeing.
LeBron James went on to claim that the referees had been inconsistent this season. James is perplexed by the fact that these officials pretend as if they don’t notice the infraction or believe it isn’t a violation.
He publicly indicated that he is dissatisfied with the refs and that the association must take action. Nonetheless, the “King” will battle for the rest of the season.
“And they keep telling me to my face on the court all year,” LeBron James added. “‘I didn’t see it,’ or ‘It wasn’t a foul,’ for example. Seriously, it doesn’t make sense to me! Man, it’s really frustrating! Anyway, Squad, keep going!”
LeBron James scored 48 points to lead the Los Angeles Lakers against the Houston Rockets and close in on the all-time NBA scoring record. James has now topped 35 points in five of his last seven games and was his team’s leading scorer in the 140-132 victory. He has 38,072 career points, 315 fewer than Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s all-time high.
Will LeBron James skip another NBA playoff game?
LeBron James tweeted in April 2022 that he would never miss another postseason in his career. The remark occurred after the Los Angeles Lakers failed to make the playoffs last season. Just last month, LBJ erased his tweet, implying that missing the playoffs this year was a possibility.
The Lakers are the 13th seed in the Western Conference with a 19-24 record as of this writing. They still have a chance to make the playoffs with the games they have left. However, it will all be determined by LA’s ability to gain wins in the future.
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The officials either made terrible calls or made no calls in their past two games against the Dallas Mavericks and the Philadelphia 76ers. Both games were tight, but many people think that the Lakers should have won.
But, at the end of the day, the show must go on, as the adage goes. LBJ and the Lakers have been playing well as a team recently.
Despite the absence of their superstar centre Anthony Davis, LeBron James, and Russell Westbrook have led the charge well. The only thing standing in their way now is winning the majority of their remaining games.