Lebron James Is EXHAUSTED & Lakers Are In TROUBLE!

23. Vel 2021.
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Coming off of a long run in the bubble, Lebron as the ultimate mastermind knew exactly what he needed to do in order to survive this regular season.
Lebron vs Obama clip
Although this was said as a joke, we all pretty much knew that this is the plan. To be as rested as possible, so that James can once again perform at the highest level when it matters the most. In the playoffs. Davis helps carry the load and the Lakers easily go through the season. Sounds like a great plan.
However all of that went out the window when AD got injured as James is all of a sudden playing heavy minutes and exhausting himself at 36 years of age- just to keep the Lakers competitive in the west.
And they’re paying the price for it. Let me explain. What up everybody my name is Stefan and this is Heat Check. Let’s get into it.
The guys in purple in gold have now dropped 3 straight games.
If we can somehow justify the two against the Brooklyn Nets, and the Miami Heat, then this last one against the Washington Wizards in which they had a 17 point lead at one point is definitely a surprise. But should it be?
LA looked lost at times when Lebron was on the bench or wasn’t directly involved in the offensive possessions. So that forced the coach Frank Vogel to play him 43 minutes.
And in the last 9 games he’s played 4 games over 40 minutes. This is a huge workload for a player at this stage of his career, even considering that we’re talking about Superman himself.
Check out this staggering impact that Anthony Davis’s injury had on Lebron.
When the brow is playing- James ranks 50th in the league in minutes per game. However with him sidelined the king is #1 in the league in that category.
And again, all that just to try to have this team be competitive, although as of late, even that isn’t helping them much.
There are times where you can clearly see him being impacted by it whether in game, and he even laid on the video board during a time out to try and rest up a little.
Against the Wizards James gave everything he had on this drive to tie the game scoring through contact. And he had the win in his hands pretty much with a free throw with less than 10 seconds to go. Buuut the fatigue caught up to him and he missed it. Leaving us to watch more drama in the overtime period.
Anyway, after the game Lebron was explicit in denying the fact that he’s tired, or that he needs rest, or that the team is in trouble. But is he right about it?
The fact of the matter is that the Lakers are already on a 3 game losing streak, with their next 3 games being against the hottest team in the league in Utah Jazz, then they play Dame Lillard and the Blazers, and to top it off, a game against Steph Curry and the Warriors.
So things are definitely not gonna get any easier for this team.
Anthony Davis will be sidelined for a longer period of time. He was originally given a 2-3 week timetable, but after re-evaluating him, the prognosis indicate that he’ll definitely miss more than that.
And Dennis Schroder will be out for at least the first of these 3 games as he’s in the contact tracing protocol so if he continues to test negative, the quickest he could be back is against the Blazers, meaning that they’ll miss him on the perimeter against an explosive guy like Donovan Mitchell.
And this game against Utah is more important than it seems at first sight. Let me explain why.
If you look at the standings right now, the Jazz have a comfortable lead in front of the 2 LA teams, and that gap could get even wider with a win on Wednesday.
And you may already asume where I’m going with this.
Although there is still a lot to play in this season, if Utah manages to keep the top spot in the West, that means that there will most likely be a second round showdown between the Lakers and the Clippers.
Which is of course yet another complication for them, in addition to the injuries and the overall up and down season so far.
Sure, barring a meltdown like the Clippers had last year, Lebron and company would need to go through them to go to the finals anyway, but it would be much easier if they had 2 quick playoff rounds like they had in the bubble when they went 4-1 in each round on their way to the conference finals.
So yeah, it remains to be seen how long the brow will be absent from the court, and if the Lakers try to adjust Lebron’s minutes in order to preserve him for the playoffs, even if that means losing a few more games, and being a lower seed.
There’s also talk about getting Demarcus Cousins. Who knows. Let me know what do you think about this whole situation and what will happen at the end. That’s it for now, subscribe and talk to you in the next one. Peace out.

Komentari
  • AD is about as reliable as a modern Chevy

    Plate lunch expressPlate lunch expressPrije 8 dana
  • You did lebron dirty in the thumbnail

    Joti JotJoti JotPrije 18 dana
  • It’s about time we see one more LeBron Prom

    Nba TopicsNba TopicsPrije 19 dana
  • SMH, now Lebrons injured....

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  • Great picture

    Imants EndželisImants EndželisPrije 21 dan
  • Does he need help again? I thought when you get on the Rodger Clemens diet you never feel this way.

    Facz KillFacz KillPrije 23 dana
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  • Kuzma has to step up

    jamorris webberjamorris webberPrije 26 dana
  • They shall stop LeBron playing games over 25 minutes, else he will probably get a serious injury which can change his life for worse

    LGND APOLLOLGND APOLLOPrije 28 dana
  • Lakers still defeating phill...again (for LeBron to match kobe

    robert sheltonrobert sheltonPrije 28 dana
  • Lebron is lying to himself and the media when he says he isn't tired. But its his fault. He got rid of all the YOUNG talent. AD is by no means old, but the guy is more prone to injury... and outside of AD... their bench is pretty light on talent, with the exception of Kuzma... whose stepped it up some since AD's injury...

    swish1onuswish1onuPrije 29 dana
  • What a thumbnail 😂

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  • are you David Beckham

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  • Idemoo Makedonijaaa 🇲🇰🇲🇰🇲🇰

    igorpioneerigorpioneerPrije mjesec
  • Didn't he say he never get tired awww Lechina

    Nick LengyelNick LengyelPrije mjesec
  • can we say all of a sudden AD got hurt? my man has been injured almost every season in his career

    turn all things to ashturn all things to ashPrije mjesec
  • Fatigue??? He can't shoot free throws Ever so don't make excuses for China man

    Wolves at the DoorWolves at the DoorPrije mjesec
  • Consequences of letting rondo go.

    Chiko RagnarChiko RagnarPrije mjesec
  • Thumbnail🤣🤣

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  • LeDrama

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  • You got to get your rest buddy so you can hit those end of video shots. Lol.

    Intellectual WarriorIntellectual WarriorPrije mjesec
  • Dude your thumbnail 😭🤣

    Deadiy DaveDeadiy DavePrije mjesec
  • The King looks dead in the thumbnail

    Romane IngramRomane IngramPrije mjesec
  • Looks like Lebron needs another trip to Miami.

    V-Dub82V-Dub82Prije mjesec
  • People better watch out for the Blazers this post season. The Blazers are at 21-14 in the loaded west with their 2nd and 3rd best players out for most of the season (CJ and Nurk). With CJ and Nurk out Gary Trent Jr. has stepped up and shown himself to be an absolute stud, Enes Kanter has been playing some of the best basketball of his career, and Melo has stepped up scoring 15 a game on 44% shooting since February and has been super clutch. Also ROCO and DJJ have really been starting to find their chemistry and rhythm on this team and are looking really good. When CJ and Nurk are back, the Blazers will most likely have a starting lineup of Dame, CJ, DJJ, ROCO, Nurk, and a bench of GTJ, Melo, Kanter, Simons, Hood, Little and Giles. Dame is playing out of his mind this season, CJ was one of the best and most efficient scorers in the league before his injury and will likely quickly get back to form upon his return, Nurk is a stud and a critical piece to running the Blazers offense, GTJ is an absolute stud on both ends of the floor, Melo has been looking like the old Melo, Kanter has been playing some of the best basketball of his career averaging an extremely efficient 12.9ppg and 13.4rpg as a starter, and Anfernee Simons has finally found his confidence in the league and has shown the ability to fill it up. A bench of GTJ, Melo, Nurk, Simons, and Giles/Little is EASILY the best bench Dame and CJ have ever had. Idk, but to me it just seems like this team could really be one of the best teams in the league when CJ and Nurk are back. Obviously beating LeBron in the playoffs will be insanely hard, but with Damian Lillard on the court anything is possible.

    EuropaEuropaPrije mjesec
  • Cousins back to the Lakers? 😂

    Detail MastersDetail MastersPrije mjesec
  • Obama is a war criminal

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  • LEBRON NEEDS MORE HELP

    7777Prije mjesec
  • Check lookin like a pervert 😂😂😂😂 my man tho great video

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  • Lakers should rest him more even if they continue to lose, with AD and a rested Bron they will beat almost anyteam, the only P.O seed to avoid is the 8, finish 2 from 7 will get them in the W.C.F

    Juani BenavidezJuani BenavidezPrije mjesec
  • Lying on the video board? the self proclaimed goat is such a Drama Queen.

    Crus HaroldCrus HaroldPrije mjesec
  • Lebron Just Retire No one will remember you

    Rex LutherRex LutherPrije mjesec
  • Lebron fired all the good players from Lakers championship and has to pay the price. Will the Lakers force AD to play with an injury.

    Sonny DaySonny DayPrije mjesec
  • Bro that thumbnail looks like he just got his soul extracted from his body😂😂😂

    Jack OakeJack OakePrije mjesec
  • still in trouble?? cmmon maaaan, they going to shred

    Hunter JamesHunter JamesPrije mjesec
  • That ad 😂😂😂

    SkyboundSkyboundPrije mjesec
  • You forgot Dennis dude! W2 Lakers💪😤

    Jemuel BalajadiaJemuel BalajadiaPrije mjesec
  • this aged well after 5 days lmfaooo

    Mateusz PansioleleMateusz PansiolelePrije mjesec
  • Damn video

    Cpu_BoyBakalCpu_BoyBakalPrije mjesec
  • Lebron will 3peat. According to gematria

    Slick RickSlick RickPrije mjesec
  • Why you do Bron in the thumbnail like that 😂😂😂 The man has dominated for 18 years cut him some slack!!

    LeGOAT JamesLeGOAT JamesPrije mjesec
    • Umm...

      Wolves at the DoorWolves at the DoorPrije mjesec
  • Dude needs to just shave his head already.

    roddas26roddas26Prije mjesec
  • Lebron is in age tho.

    Ad AstraAd AstraPrije mjesec
  • That thumbnail fuckin nuts🤣😂😂

    Sijan GrgSijan GrgPrije mjesec
  • u can't just be a "play off" player . It's the whole process, Lebron is stil on the top of his game but if he wants to keep at the league he nees to keep the consistency through the whole season. It's the same with Ronaldo in football

    Dr ThuganomicsDr ThuganomicsPrije mjesec
  • Your name is steph but your look a like kyrie 🤭😁😂✌️

    Alvi MoralesAlvi MoralesPrije mjesec
  • Sure he's tired. He's 36 now not 26. Imagine he had to play proper defense like players did 20 y ago. He would be even more tired.

    Chun-Bonn TangChun-Bonn TangPrije mjesec
  • You should take a rest give chance to others

    Djb101Djb101Prije mjesec
  • It's because Rondo left, Lebron is the only solid facilitator on the floor now, everyone else looking to score

    Luke ElliottLuke ElliottPrije mjesec
    • @Vanexel23 I think maybe it was Rondo's choice to leave but not 100% on it. Yeah they wouldn't have a chip imo if it wasn't for Rondo

      Luke ElliottLuke ElliottPrije mjesec
    • Facts!...I don't know why they didn't resign him...he was clutch in the Finals, too🤔✌

      Vanexel23Vanexel23Prije mjesec
  • They should get boogie asap

    Don DDon DPrije mjesec
  • Jordan didn't get tired like that; at 39 yrs of age and retired twice!! Only time he was tired was when he played sick from food poisoning, but ppl claim it was the flu, ijs

    Rizla420Rizla420Prije mjesec
  • Just take more steroids

    Scott WeisseScott WeissePrije mjesec
  • As the migos once said... You niggas in trouble

    Mohammeda AbuduruMohammeda AbuduruPrije mjesec
  • Davis is brittle.

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  • Heat Check is close to being my favorite basketball channel.

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  • to the one who made the thumbnail AHAHAHA you're cursed man

    kashikunkashikunPrije mjesec
  • Good, more ppl doubting the lakers is wad they need now

    Zi SoloZi SoloPrije mjesec
  • Duck you HRex, why I didn't recieve notifications about Stephen's new video. Dammit. Big love from Russia, dude, thanks for your deep analythics.

    Frosty QFrosty QPrije mjesec
  • Most Idiotic move to let Davis to carry the defense and offense of the lakers now he is taken by injury.

    trebledctrebledcPrije mjesec
  • Stop making him old hes not than yet

    dafuqawewdafuqawewPrije mjesec
  • The biggest difference between MJ and Lebron is MJ played 100% all season then dropped 30 on yo head in the playoffs then won the championship. Lebron is just a regular overrated player hyped up by the media

    dirty donutzdirty donutzPrije mjesec
    • You were doing good until the 'regular overrated player' part. Seriously man, you Lebron-Jordan comparers say the most ridiculous things 😂

      Wolfgang Amadeus MozartWolfgang Amadeus MozartPrije mjesec
  • Yo u play to much! haha damn I don't kno how people live through the public eyes and still keep they sanity 😂 aww man the means

    Callme XCallme XPrije mjesec
  • They should rest grandpa lebron. It's just season. Playoffs it's what matters.

    Jaylyn SacrezJaylyn SacrezPrije mjesec
    • @Vanexel23 than when it comes to playoffs and even finals, he tired . LOL.

      Jaylyn SacrezJaylyn SacrezPrije mjesec
    • Nah he can't rest...he gotta keep padding those stats & "chasing the ghost"🤣😂✌

      Vanexel23Vanexel23Prije mjesec
  • What will happen? Nothing!

    larry kochlarry kochPrije mjesec
  • People are callin lebron bad and he needs ad to do anything my man is 36 like of course he needs help he got no break last season and has to play heavy minutes i swear people hate on him for no reason or just because he missed a shot man hes way past his prime but is still the best player in the league

    BellepepparBellepepparPrije mjesec
  • How did I not find your channel sooner great content lol

    Chronic CrusaderChronic CrusaderPrije mjesec
  • We all know Lebron is not a good free throw shooter when game is on the line, tired or not

    R RR RPrije mjesec
  • whatever happened to his racist black lives matter thing?

    Michael MagicMichael MagicPrije mjesec
  • His performance does not deserve MVP

    DDPrije mjesec
  • Bro you sound like the rest of the media like trash arguments

    Diestro TerreroDiestro TerreroPrije mjesec
  • Leflop gettin tired if there aint Davis

    Ace BerdejoAce BerdejoPrije mjesec
  • its the risk for keeping him for multiple years,will take sometime for rebuild

    helmiprashelmiprasPrije mjesec
  • The ad was really good !!!

    Akshay KumarAkshay KumarPrije mjesec
  • MJ the GOAT never had to rest. Oh and there was the flu game.

    justatool80justatool80Prije mjesec
  • Ya'll aint gonna factor Schroeder not being there for his minutes rising?

    MacoyMacoyPrije mjesec
  • Man U pushin 40 u get tired

    Joe HowzeJoe HowzePrije mjesec
  • Dennis Shroder is out too.... He is Rondo 2.0 and he made a lot of difference this year.

    RIDZUAN ROSLANRIDZUAN ROSLANPrije mjesec
  • Heat Check is one of the smoothest channels out there, keep doing you man!

    Lance Xavier ChanLance Xavier ChanPrije mjesec
  • the rest of the lakers are talented enough to help lebron, they just ain't carrying their weight at this point...

    Keerat SinghKeerat SinghPrije mjesec
  • Your skillshare ad is skillfully done

    DarkPa1adinDarkPa1adinPrije mjesec
  • That ain't fatigue, he just ain't clutch.

    Kobe CurryKobe CurryPrije mjesec
  • Off topic. If you pause 0:28, is that a violation or nah. I'm not asking if NBA ref call them, just asking if NBA rules allow for this.

    Alonzo TrierAlonzo TrierPrije mjesec
  • please dont do that again 🤣🤣🤣🤣

    Ken KenKen KenPrije mjesec
  • LeTired thumbnail

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  • It’s like Cleveland back again

    Iced TræsIced TræsPrije mjesec
  • All I know is I want SkillShare

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  • We will be seeing LeCramp in the playoffs.

    καινη κτισιςκαινη κτισιςPrije mjesec
  • Like the content but those promos man.... Do them shorter, at the beginning or the end... They work in detriment of the content

    guada dogjailguada dogjailPrije mjesec
  • You did Lebron so wrong with that thumbnail. 🤣

    Kevin LeKevin LePrije mjesec
  • Love how these trolls act like LeBron did something great in Cleveland when they beat the Warriors. Clevelands starting lineup consisted on 2 number one overalls a number 4 and a number 5 and the Warriors didn't have anyone higher than a number 7 overall. Lol just comical.

    Mike TaylorMike TaylorPrije mjesec
    • @mitchtherevolution ok and the point is... Cause no one had an answer for small ball. Doesn't mean they weren't going up against a juggernaut.

      Mike TaylorMike TaylorPrije mjesec
    • GSW, returning Champs went 73-9 that year.... You just won the Gold Medal for Mental Gymnastics at the Special Olympics.

      mitchtherevolutionmitchtherevolutionPrije mjesec
  • nothing of this is even remotely relevant: They will have to go through the clippers and the jazz and probably Denver anyway, none of this will be a cakewalk. How deep the playoff-run will be is entirely dependent on the health of Anthony Davis. This is just practice time for the new guys like Schroeder and Harrell. And Kuzma, if he can keep his game together for the playoffs this time...

    Stefan FrankStefan FrankPrije mjesec
  • Overrated

    Klaus TVKlaus TVPrije mjesec
  • BronSexual already coming through with the excuses. No superstar with him and he missing the playoffs.

    BayAreaDynastyBayAreaDynastyPrije mjesec
  • Come on bron. Mentor the young bloods.

    Lyon Alec FiestaLyon Alec FiestaPrije mjesec
  • Lebron have 75% gas thats why he always tired on 4th quarter lmao 😂😂 without davis lakers are done

    O2jam GamingO2jam GamingPrije mjesec
  • Bruh that thumbnail 😂😂😂🤦🏾‍♂️🤦🏾‍♂️

    Amilo MbanugoAmilo MbanugoPrije mjesec
  • Real hoop fans don't give a fuck about LeBitch.

    IndistreeIndistreePrije mjesec
  • 82 games is tiring. LBJ never maybe once.

    IERE PIERREIERE PIERREPrije mjesec
  • Montrez should start at PF

    Devshish ShresthaDevshish ShresthaPrije mjesec
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