Skip Bayless can’t stop firing shots at LeBron James and the LA Lakers after a less than stellar showing against the Toronto Raptors.
It is no secret that this hasn’t been the Lakers’ season. Two of the franchise’s biggest stars in LeBron James and Anthony Davis had been sidelined for long periods of time due to serious, but non-catastrophic injuries. Even during this time though, fans weren’t worried at all.
The team seemed to be holding onto a respectable 5th seed at the time. And the implication was that the Lakers would be just fine as soon as their dynamic duo was back on the floor.
Well, now it’s fair to say, just about everyone is worried for the reigning champions. Their recent acquisition in Andre Drummond seems to be a poor fit for the team. The Brow, while back on the floor, seems completely off his stride. And to make matters worse, the King is likely to be sidelined once again.
Detractors of the Lakers have been reveling in the utter chaos surrounding the team at the moment. And, of course, Skip Bayless has joined in on the fun.
“It is now raining cats and dogs on the Lakers”: Skip Bayless mocks LeBron James with his own words
3 weeks ago, both LeBron James (ankle) and Anthony Davis (calf) were sidelined with their respective injuries. During this period, the Chosen one posted a picture of him and his partner on Instagram. He captioned the picture of them with the following.
“The weatherman says the weather is changing soon and it predicts a thunderstorm is coming. Folks prepare and take the proper caution.”
At the time, the NBA community referred to the King’s words as an ominous warning of things to come. However, in a recent edition of the show ‘Undisputed’, Skip Bayless flipped those lines right on their head. Take a listen.
“It seems like it was just a couple weeks ago that LeBron tweeted ‘A storm is coming.’ It is now raining cats and dogs on the Lakers inside Staples Center. There’s a big leak.”@RealSkipBayless pic.twitter.com/8bgnPqjquS
— UNDISPUTED (@undisputed) May 3, 2021
Bayless sure can be funny when wants to be, even if he’s still only criticizing a player. The infamous analyst certainly deserves his props there. While most of what the Undisputed host said will be written off, there is some truth to his words this time.
The NBA regular season is down to its final few games, and honestly, the Lakers are in trouble. Problems regarding the fit of the team are still worrying, and haven’t yet come close to being fixed.
Additionally, Anthony Davis will still need time to get back to a 100%, a luxury, the franchise may not be able to afford. And worst of all, there is no definitive timetable for LeBron James’s return after the aggravation of his ankle injury.
If the franchise can’t find a way to solve at least some of these issues, it could spell some serious trouble during this postseason.