‘Last night was just pathetic’: Shannon Sharpe BLAMES LeBron James for LA Lakers’ fourth-straight loss and claims the team are ‘trash’ with or without injured Russell Westbrook
- Shannon Sharpe was critical of LeBron James following their fourth-straight loss
- The Lakers are 0-4 on the season with their game at Minnesota Friday looming
- Skip Bayless was all too happy to join in on the criticism of the four-time champ
- Sharpe felt the Lakers would have not been better off with Russell Westbrook
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Shannon Sharpe has blamed LeBron James for the Lakers’ fourth loss of the new NBA season.
Los Angeles stuttered to their fourth consecutive defeat, this time in the Mile High city, 110-99 to Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets.
The Lakers were tied with the home team at half but floundered in the third, resultantly outscored 32-17.
LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers could barely have made a worse start to the season
Sharpe, often a cheerleader for LeBron James, was critical of The King’s performance in Denver despite Russell Westbrook’s absence with a hamstring injury.
‘They’re a bad team with or without Russ,’ Sharpe said on Thursday’s episode of FS1’s Undisputed. ‘They probably would’ve shot worse…last night was just pathetic.
‘I’m very disappointed with LeBron because LeBron took his first shot with 1.8 seconds left in the first quarter.
‘Bron was not aggressive, that game was very winnable last night…Skip it’s bad and it’s getting even worse.’
NFL Hall of Famer, Shannon Sharpe, was critical of his favorite athlete on Friday’s Undisputed
James scored just 19 points, his lowest tally on the season, and committed eight turnovers, as Los Angeles’ season hit a new low.
‘LeBron was horrible last night,’ Sharpe continued. ‘There’s no other way around it, there’s no way to sugarcoat it, he was terrible and this one is on him.
‘Lakers are trash man, ain’t no way around it. They bad, awful.’
Skip Bayless could not help but criticize James following his error-riddled night in Mile High
Skip Bayless gleefully added further LeBron criticism to the discussion, calling the four-time NBA champion ‘garbage.’
‘Your man last night was disengaged garbage,’ Bayless told Sharpe. ‘Boy, Father Time kicked his tail last night, didn’t he?’
Los Angeles could be in for another winless stretch with a challenging upcoming schedule.
Next, they face off against the Minnesota Timberwolves in Minneapolis on Friday night.
Westbrook missed Wednesday night’s loss to the Denver Nuggets with a hamstring injury