13 Feb 2019, 10:59 IST
LeBron James is relaxed in regards to the Los Angeles Lakers’ playoff probabilities following Tuesday’s defeat towards the Atlanta Hawks.
The Lakers crashed to back-to-back NBA losses after taking place 117-113 to the lowly Hawks, regardless of James’ triple-double.
James – who was taunted by Hawks followers as they chanted “Kobe’s higher” – scored 28 factors, 16 assists and 11 rebounds however his fifth triple-double of the season was not sufficient to raise the Lakers.
The Lakers (28-29) at the moment are two-and-a-half-games behind the Sacramento Kings for the ultimate playoff spot within the Western Convention heading into the All-Star break.
LeBron James tallies his fifth triple-double of the season tonight with 28 factors, 11 boards, and 16 assists. pic.twitter.com/z00zniaCCx
— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) February 13, 2019
“You both make it or you do not make it,” James mentioned post-game after tying Wilt Chamberlain for the fifth most triple-doubles with 78. “That is whenever you fear about it.”
The Lakers have misplaced 4 of their previous 5 video games and James added: “Some guys have by no means performed a playoff recreation earlier than.
“You’ll be able to’t train them that. It is crucial to know how essential each recreation is, regardless of who you are enjoying or the place you’re.”
James – who signed a four-year, $154million contract with the Lakers within the offseason – and the Lakers are again in motion towards the Houston Rockets on February 21.
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