Obviously LeBron was key in end of this win with lockdown defense and what was essentially the game winner. However, LeBron has shot a combined 37% from the field in the 4 games this season. The Clippers seem like they’re more built to slow LeBron down than AD, mainly be design. With that being said, LeBron can’t possibly be this bad against them offensively, right? At times he just seems passive and not aggressive enough. Is it just a matter of missing open jumpers? A possible solution Nate Duncan suggested is that LeBron should post up more as he’s had a tremendous amount of success with that against other teams this season (1.3 points per possession). Is this a trend moving forward into a likely WCF matchup or will playoff LeBron be more aggressive?
They collapse the paint and give him the mid range shot , which he hasnâ€™t taken against them this season. He instead forces a drive which gives him a tougher shot or a bad pass which results in a turnover. And to answer your second question, he definit
I think lebron just was rusty in last nights game. It didnt really look like the lebron were used to seeing
Its been 4 games against the Clippers tho... And he shot 40% in his best game. No need to try to disminishing it, and no shame too. The Clippers have amongst the best personnel in the league to slow him down.
I agree, but he still looked rusty af last night either way
I agree that it is a problem that the Lakers staff need to consider. Lot of people dismissing it by "regular season", "sample size". But with all bias aside, scoring wise, Lebron has not been able to get going against the Clippers. Lakers need him to sc