LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers will certainly be nothing greater than spectators come playoff time, as they presently stand 6.5 video games again of the eighth seeded Los Angeles Clippers with simply 17 video games remaining.
In truth, the Lakers and LeBron have already agreed upon a minutes restriction as they shut out the disappointing 2018-19 marketing campaign.
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LeBron hasn’t missed the playoffs because the 2004-05 season, so he is perhaps searching for methods to spend all of that free time in late April, May and June, when he isn’t busy filming films and television reveals, after all.
One choice on the desk: be a part of the NBA on TNT “Inside The NBA” staff.
On Thursday night time’s episode of “Inside The NBA,” Barkley jokingly invited the four-time NBA MVP to hitch the crew for his or her playoff protection.
LeBron, 34, is averaging 27.1 factors, eight.6 rebounds and eight assists in 47 video games this season. He additionally averages the seventh most minutes per recreation with 35.6 minutes per.
Up subsequent for the Lakers is a Saturday night time matchup in opposition to the Celtics in Boston, a recreation which is able to air on ABC at eight:30pm ET. There are three back-to-back video games remaining on the Lakers schedule, so it is seemingly James will miss not less than three extra video games and probably extra as soon as they’re formally eradicated from playoff rivalry.