San Antonio small forward Davis Bertans replaced Dante Cunningham in the starting lineup the past two games, and the 6-10 third-year player from Latvia has combined to shoot 4-for-7 for 3-point range in the two starts and score 18 points. We don't even have a roster spot open right now. Bosh, same way. LeBron is a player that needs to play with guys that already know how they play the game-and shooters. "So I think people are trying to blow it out of proportion, like, 'OK, why do you have LeBron if you don't want to use him?' They don't understand the logic behind it".
"So I get why anyone wouldn't want to be in that environment because it's toxic".
Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors drives to the basket against LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game Four of the 2018 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on June 8, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. "Kawhi enjoys having the ball in his hands, controlling the offense, dictating the tempo with his post-ups; it's how he plays the game".
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Popovich was direct as he said, "Have you watched LeBron play before?" Especially when the attention is bulls-t attention, fluff. It was just, 'When you have a player like LeBron you got to make it about LeBron, ' or something like that.
Simply put, there is nothing to gain from LeBron responding to Durant's criticism. There's even speculation that Durant and Leonard could team up on Los Angeles' second team. That is the last thing the franchise needs at this point.
Lakers coach Luke Walton said he didn't read the Bleacher Report story but defended James, calling him an "incredible teammate". Prior to holding its past two opponents to just an average of 99.5 points, the Lakers gave up 108 points to the Orlando Magic in a loss and then came back to surrender 117 to the Denver Nuggets in another loss.