LeBron James opened the door to a possible retirement after the Los Angeles Lakers were swept by the Denver Nuggets in the Western Conference Finals.
“I have a lot to think about, to be honest. It’s not fun for me not being able to be a part of the NBA Finals. We’ll see what happens”were the words of lebron.
Quickly the words of the ‘king’ James went viral, as this season was very productive for the Lakers player in which he broke several marks and records in the nba.
Pelinka broke the silence
Against this background, Lakers manager Rob Pelinka broke his silence and commented on LeBron’s controversial statements.
“LeBron has given as much to basketball as anyone who has ever played. When you do that, you earn the right to decide if you want to continue (or retire).”he pointed Rob Pelinka to Dan Woike, reporter for Los Angeles Times.
Record season for the ‘king’
This season LeBron James accumulated an average of 28.9 points per game, 8.3 rebounds, 6.8 assists; while in the series against the Nuggets he averaged 27.8 units per game, 9.5 rebounds and 10 assists.
“The right has been earned”the coach replied Darvin Ham about the statements of Lebron James about the withdrawal; Rob Pelinka is confident that James will return to the Lakers and that they will speak with him in the coming days.
LeBron James has one more year on his contract with the Californian quintet, in exchange for 46.9 million dollars and could be one more for 50.6 million dollars.