LeBron James did not agree with the choice in opposition to Lonzo Ball.
With his employees profitable 122-119 and fewer than 5 seconds to play, Lakers guard Lonzo Ball reached in and fouled Thunder star Russell Westbrook. The referees, nonetheless, dominated Westbrook was in the shooting motion, which gave him three free throws.
Westbrook made all three pictures, sending the game to overtime.
Zo’s last second foul on Russ had Luke Walton baffled… pic.twitter.com/ZzRhiYULFf
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) January 18, 2019
James, the Lakers star, responded to the play on Twitter.
“So what really is “in the shooting motion” rule?!?!?” James requested. “Asking for a friend @OfficialNBARefs.”
So what really is “in the shooting motion” rule?!?!? Asking for an excellent good friend @OfficialNBARefs 🤔
— LeBron James (@KingJames) January 18, 2019
James has missed the Lakers’ last 12 video video games with a strained groin. He is anticipated to return to comply with subsequent week.
The Lakers went on to win the game 138-128. They have tallied a 5-7 file in James’ absence.