In his first skilled season, LeBron James began 0-5. Now, in his twentieth season, he is matched that doubtful mark.
The Los Angeles Lakers dropped their fifth straight recreation to the Minnesota Timberwolves, 111-102. James had 28 factors, seven rebounds, 5 assists, and 4 steals within the shedding effort, which noticed Anthony Davis sitting out with decrease again soreness and Russell Westbrook coming off the bench to attain 18 factors on 6-17 taking pictures.
It is the Lakers’ worst begin since they started the 2014-15 season 0-5, on their solution to a 21-61 document. That workforce featured Kobe Bryant, alongside luminaries like Jeremy Lin, Wesley Johnson, and 33-year-old Carlos “Booz Cruise” Boozer.
The workforce shot 9-29 from three-point vary, which truly improved their league-worst three-point taking pictures to 23.7 p.c. The Lakers additionally had 22 turnovers, 5 by Westbrook.
With the workforce in turmoil, Davis hobbled, and Westbrook taking pictures 31 p.c from the sector, the Lakers will attempt to get within the win column with a four-game homestand that begins with a recreation in opposition to the Nuggets on Sunday – a workforce that beat them by 11 factors two days in the past.