“Below average 3-point shooter” Skip Bayless calls out LeBron James for shooting slump amid late surge against Heat

As the Lakers struggle to win games in the league, Skip Bayless blasts LeBron James on Twitter for their inconsistent performance

Skip Bayless and LeBron James
Skip Bayless and LeBron James

Skip Bayless doesn’t pass up on any potential chance to toss conceal at LeBron James. The long-lasting NBA analyst proceeded with his analysis of James as the LA Lakers fell, 113-107 to the Miami Heat on Sunday night. The misfortune put the Lakers’ standard season record at 23-24 for their 2021-22 mission.

Skip Bayless blasts Leabron James and Lakers

Skip Bayless
Skip Bayless

LeBron James wrapped up with 33 points, 11 rebounds, four helps and two takes in the challenge. He shot 12-of-22 (54.5%) from the field and went 8-of-11 from the cause stripe. He additionally scored 11 of his 33 points in the last quarter as the Lakers cut a 23-point shortage from the get-go in the period down to a four-point game with about brief left to play. By any goal standard, this detail line would be viewed as a genuinely proficient all-around commitment for the Lakers.

Skip Bayless, nonetheless, decided to zero in on James’ helpless shooting match-up from long-reach to proceed with his long-standing analysis of the 19-year NBA veteran. With James making only one of his eight endeavours from downtown versus Miami, Bayless took to Twitter to post the accompanying message after the game:

“Lakers nearly pulled off their greatest comeback in 20 years, at Miami vs Heat without Lowry or Herro. LeBron had 33 but shot just 1-8 from three. Ouch. He has turned into a high-volume, below-average 3-point shooter. Hard to win that way. Lakers are a game under .500.”

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Lakers continue to lose despite LeBron James giving his best

LeBron James
LeBron James

The match against the Miami Heat saw LeBron James register his 21st 30-point round of the period. That is the most by any NBA player on this campaign. It was additionally the thirteenth 30-point game posted by James in his last 17 appearances for the LA Lakers.

Nonetheless, the Lakers have a losing record when James has scored at least 30 points in a game this season. After their most recent loss in the matchup against the Miami Heat on Sunday night, the Lakers are currently 10-11 when James counts something like 30 points and 7-10 in the last 17 games he scored more than 30.

Notwithstanding the losing record, one thing is clear. LeBron James can’t be dialled back even at age 37, playing in his nineteenth season. The 17-time All-Star is averaging 29.0 ppg, setting him in the second situation behind Kevin Durant in the race for the association scoring title. His 29.0 ppg is additionally the most points James has arrived at the midpoint of since the 2009-10 season when he counted 29.7 ppg while playing for the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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