Lakers’ LeBron James gets talking to from Adam Silver about play-in tournament hate
LeBron James definitely ruffled some feathers via his comments about the play-in tournament earlier this season. The Los Angeles Lakers star was vocal about his feelings towards the newest league fixture, while adding some colorful words to emphasize his point.
LeBron James on the play-in tournament: "Whoever came up with that s— needs to be fired"
— Dave McMenamin (@mcten) May 3, 2021
NBA commissioner Adam Silver revealed that although the Lakers star aired his grievances in public back in May, they eventually got to talking about the play-in tournament in private. It seems the two titans of the league eventually saw things eye to eye.
Via TMZ Sports:
The Lakers were arguably the biggest loser with the NBA’s compressed schedule this season, which led to the disconnect in opinions. But the realities of the situation outweighed everything else as the NBA simply wanted to find some sense of normalcy, which came at a cost.