The Los Angeles Lakers have lost their third consecutive game last Sunday (103 – 93). In the game Kobe Bryant shoot just 3-of-15 in their Staples Center home court. Read On!
According to Bleacher Report, the 37-year-old, who is now playing his 20th season for the Los Angeles Lakers, used the phrases “playing like s–t,” and “[he’s] freaking sucks right now.”
The 5-time NBA champion managed to put up 15 points in 31 minutes of playing time but his field percentage was 31.4 percent in a 16-of-51 shooting. In the last three games he was only 6 -of-29 from the three-point arc.
“I just can’t make a shot,” Bryant told USA Today as their rookie D’Angelo Russell had given him spot-on plays in which he couldn’t fully capitalized.
“I’m getting the shots I want. I’m just not making them,” a frustrated Bryant said.
Sophomore power forward Julius Randle, who was quickly a no-show after he injured his right leg, had a double-double night with 22 points and 15 rebounds. Lou Williams, who was the Sixth Man of the Year last season, came off the bench to chipped-in 13 points.
L.A. started their season wreckage with a blow-out defeat from the Sacramento Kings, followed by a season home opener defeat against the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Lakers now have a 0 – 3 standing against teams from the Western Conference who will likely not make it to pass the post regular season.
With this frustrating development, Lakers Nation reported that the 17th time NBA All-Star who is battling “father time” excused himself from the Lakers’ practice after the loss to the Mavericks because he was “mad at himself.”
Another added misfortune for the organization is that rookie forward Larry Nance Jr. and recent transplant Brandon Bass are still uncertain to play this Tuesday in Staples Center against the Denver Nuggets as both suffered a broken nose and left eye abrasion, respectively.
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