LeBron James technical vs Thunder: Lakers star penalised for abusive language from the bench

Tanishk Thilakan
|Published 06/08/2020

LeBron James technical vs Thunder was much talked about, as the Lakers star received the technical for abusing from the bench.

The Lakers put up a dismal show against the Thunder with their two all-stars shooting just 33.33 percent from the floor combined.

However, the moment of the game came when LeBron James picked up a technical from the bench as he screamed at the end of a Lakers play.

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The Lakers’ bench has been pretty vocal and without the fans in the arena’s, the abuses of the players are clearly audible to the referees. However, twitter users were amused when only the 3-time NBA champion picked up a technical when the entire bench was screaming their lungs out.

LeBron James technical vs Thunder

LeBron picking up a technical from the bench summed up the night for the Lakers. The Lakers seemed to take the foot off the pedal after sealing the number one spot with the recent victory against the Jazz.

The Lakers star wasn’t convinced about a call from the referee, and while the entire bench went off on the call, LeBron was the one who was given a technical, much to the ‘King’s’ dismay.

The frustration could have also stemmed out of a very mediocre night for LeBron, who just couldn’t bring his finishing to the fore.

Terrible outing for Lakers vs Thunder

The Lakers looked awful and had a dismal shooting percentage. The all-star duo shot a combined 33.33 percent from the field. The Lakers haven’t shot well in the bubble and this might end up worrying head coach Frank Vogel with the playoffs fast approaching.

LeBron scored 19 points and made 11 rebounds during the clash against OKC Thunder. The King is due a big game after several below-par performances as per his lofty standards.

Chris Paul and co. played a great game and did not allow the Lakers to take the lead even once in the entire game. The Lakers gave more minutes to recent additions Waiters, Smith and Morris as they were without Dwight Howard for the clash.

The Lakers take the court tomorrow again as they take on the James Harden’s Houston Rockets who are having a gala time on the offensive end. The Lakers would look to improve upon their shooting during their remaining games or else it would come back to bite them in the playoffs against big teams like Clippers or Rockets.

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