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Not good days for Los Angeles in the NBA. The purple and yellow franchise, after 10 games, has lost a 4-6 record, with many intricacies at closure and more doubts than certainties. Luke Wallon It seems disturbed because the situation is obvious: they fail in decisions at critical moments and indicate deconcentration, it even happens LeBron James.

The Lakers (28), Javale McGee (30), Rajon Rondo (32), Lonzo Ball (23), Kyle Kuzma (23) and LeBron James (33).

Of these, only the last three have experience in permanent cases Play Offs and they took the coveted ring. Even the first four have not played in the season since, despite being more than one NBA season.

Warriors twice NBA champions! They swept Cavaliers 4-0. (Video: YouTube)

Warriors twice NBA champions! They swept Cavaliers 4-0, with Javale McGee in the team. (Video: YouTube)

The last quarter, the nightmare of LeBron James

The team led Luke Wallon, in these first 10 games, has come up with an advantage in the last quarter in five chances and at a disadvantage in five others. This gives rise to many suspicions in those cases in which it fell below the index in the decisive quarter. Let's look at the small margins of the last season.

Match Club vs Club

So they arrived in the last room

Final result Incidents
1 Lakers @ Portland 91-93 119-128 (ii)

They lose in the last quarter by 35-28. They have approached one point (101-100), but they could not keep the result.

2 Rockets @ Lakers 98-97 124-115 (ii)

They lose in the last quarter by 26-18. Rajon Rondo and Brandon Ingram were sent for battle.

3 Spurs @ Lakers 99-96 143-142 (ii)

He was appointed overtime. Until the extra time they lose in the last game. LeBron James lost decisive free kicks over the penalty area.

4 Lakes @ Sunshine 106-86 131-113 (V) First victory in the regular season.
5 Nuggets @ Lakers 89-87 121-114 (H)

In the last quarter they receive 108-108 and do not release the advantage again. First triumph in front of his people.

6 Lakers @ Spurs 88-87 110-106 (ii)

Last advantage 96-5, then failed to score in continuous possession to get closer.

7 Lakers @ Timberwolves 94-93 120-124 (D)

Jimmy Butler condemned the game with a great game. The last advantage was 107-105, then it was down.

8 Mavericks @ Lakers 81-94 113-114 (H)

Although they won up to 14 points, they won the last game.

9. Lakers @ Portland 88-73 114-110 (V)

They lose the last quarter 37-26, complicating the game at the end.

10 Raptors @ Lakers 101-80 121-107 (D)

The party was cleared at the end of the third quarter because of the big difference.

As you can see, they could only turn the score into one of the five instances that invaded lost in the last quarter and worse, the result was overtaken in the last few moments, as opposed to Spurs (both times) and Timberwolves.

Patty Mills condemned the fight with the final basket of the Video Match: Fox Sports

Patty Mills condemned the fight with the final basket of the Video Match: Fox Sports

Concentration or lack of hierarchy?

Robert Weinberg and Daniel Gould applied the following definition of concentration: "ability to maintain focus on the relevant signals in the environment". Similarly, Gonzáles Portales found that attention is determined by "intense focus of awareness on an object, characterized by tension and limitation of attention". They fail Lakers.

LeBron James is a player who has won everything in basketball: the gold medalist, the numerous NBA champion, has been distinguished as MVP both in the regular season and the finals in more than one occasion. In short, he is ready for the key moments.

However, it is surrounded by a group that does not have the same competitive features: they have not been exposed, despite being in a large market like Los Angeles. Likewise, the focus of attention has not been set on them, they have never "been forced" to win, as if they were LeBron James since joining the NBA.

LeBron James forced over time with a brilliant triple | Video: Lakers

LeBron James was forced to succeed over time with a brilliant triple against Spurs | Video: Lakers

The moments of the clutch are unfavorable because of his players Lakers They do not keep watch throughout the game. At a great level like the NBA, the details end up in winning games.

This is also the duty Luke Wallon, a general who has not yet become a mentor or enjoys his status Greg Popovic so that they do not participate in attention / concentration issues.

Finally, pay attention to the stimuli. In the last few moments, opponents have always been more careful in the ball, cuts, screens, youngsters Lakers. Also, in pleasant emotions and put aside as unpleasant, as is often the case with Rajon Rondo.

Does that mean they can not succeed? It is not definitive, it is a new team, run by a player with the so-called "profitable gene" as LeBron James. However, the Western Congress forces us to do our best, physically and mentally, in 48 minutes, not just for 40 or 42 minutes. Human material has, but we have to work hard.


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