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James Worthy Slams The Lakers After Losing To The Trail Blazers: "This Is The Lowest Point Of Just About Any Season I've Seen As A Laker Over The Years... A Team Of Almost Local YMCA Pickup Guys."

James Worthy Slams The Lakers After Losing To The Trail Blazers: "This Is The Lowest Point Of Just About Any Season I've Seen As A Laker Over The Years... A Team Of Almost Local YMCA Pickup Guys."

The Los Angeles Lakers put on, what many consider, their worst performance of the season. Facing off against the Portland Trail Blazers without any superstar talent on the court, the Lakers fumbled a lead and lost to the Trail Blazers. LeBron James and Anthony Davis 

One Lakers legend was very frustrated with his old team's performance. James Worthy spoke after the game after the Lakers' showing, calling it the lowest point of any Lakers team in history. He noted that losing to this Portland Trail Blazers, especially the way did, shows just how bad this team is.

“This is the lowest point of just about any season I’ve seen as a Laker over the years. I don’t have any words for it because we’ve used all our words. We saw Milwaukee come in and we thought that maybe, okay, that’ll be a measuring game against a good team and we saw what happened. And then against Portland, a team of professional players but it was almost like they were playing against local YMCA pick up group of guys. And I think it just goes to show you how deeply mentally disconnected and the inability to fire your brain up for game that you know you should win or for any game for that matter shows that there’s a really tough virus going on with this team right now and I don’t know what the medicine is. This was really bad to get outplayed, for Portland to have more points in the paint, more fast break points, all the categories and effort stuff lets me know that this team has a serious problem. I don’t know what they’re going to do about it, but tonight’s game really notes a really bad thing with this team.”

Worthy was correct in his assessment. The Trail Blazers had an inexperienced squad and had lost most of their good players to injuries or trades. The fact that the Lakers had two of their superstars on the court, and both LeBron and Anthony Davis had been putting on really good numbers.

LeBron James spoke after the game, noting that he was tired and frustrated. Clearly, the Lakers have been struggling, and have to figure things out soon, or they will not even come close to the playoffs, let alone the NBA Finals like they had hoped to be at the start of the season.