MEMPHIS, Tenn. – After the Los Angeles Lakers made one step forward, two steps back during the playoff playoffs after the next defeat after another defeat by a smaller opponent, LeBron James was asked whether the pressure
"On At this point, if you still allow distractions to influence how you play, then this is a wrong deductible to be a part, and you just have to come and be like, "Listen, I'm not [think this is for me]. I can not do it, "James said after losing 110-110 at Memphis Grisley on Monday.
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The loss of the Grisley team, which is 14 games under .500, fell in the event of damage to the team of the New Orleans Pichicans, which is 12 games d 500 and plays without his star Anthony Davis.
And the Lakers' 0-2 ride quickly destroyed any impulse they hoped to generate from their 19-point victory over X'stone missiles in their first game with All-Star Breakthrough Last Week
With the 22 remaining matches in the regular season, the Lakers ranked 11th in the West Conference Tournament, lagging behind San Antonio Sperz in the eighth and final playoffs with three games.
if you're distracted from the playoffs, push out all the things that have been said this year, "James said. "Just come and do your job. We do our work at a high level, and this is not distraction. That's what you want. That's what you want in every game. You want to feel that you're fighting for something."  After suspensions, training rumors, trade talks, injuries and lockers, which was sometimes uncovered, the Memphis game was merciful about basketball. And the Lakers showed more bouts on Monday than in New Orleans, but failed to raise the score closer to two points in the fourth quarter after they hit the 11th.
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.500 The last team in the season since his second year in the league back in 2004-05 from Cleveland Cavaliers, James expressed optimism – a feeling reflected by most of the Lakers' locker rooms.
"Just staying positive, you know, it starts with me," James said. "I just have to stay positive. Continue knocking at the door. And I felt like if we played like we did tonight we should continue this consistent effort that will allow us to get to the hump when we make that push. "19659014] The eight-piece documents created by UNINTERRUPTED and go to Watch on ESPN +
Kyle Kuzma, who scored 22 against Memphis, noticed a change in team spirit after he challenged his teammates for their inconsistent language body in his co mentaries to the media after the loss of pelicans.
"He felt different," he said. "New Orleans, we thought we were just hopeless there. We really did not get lead at all, and today we struggled. But at the end of the day, the loss of loss and no matter how you turn it t
Luke's coach Luc Waltton praised his team's "effort and community", he also suggested that the frustration of the loss should have continued from current to next games on Wednesday the same pelicans who just beat his team.
"One game: feel this pain. Let's not try to escape from it," he said. "It should be hurt that we lost that we went 0-2 on this trip, but the only thing that matters is the next game, a chance to redeem itself against New Orleans. We should not look further than this. All that we can control it as a group, so that's where we need to be our thinking. "
Or as Brandon Ingram, who continued his personal sharp game with 32-point points, put:" There is a certain fire that it turns out when you continue to get what you do not want. I think that where pain comes, there is a chance for us to win. "