Refs admit mistake at end of regulation in Thunder-Lakers game

Refs admit mistake at end of regulation in Thunder-Lakers game

The 34-year-old suffered the injury during the Christmas Day defeat at the Golden State Warriors.

Another large area of complaint from Lakers fans with the call, though, was that it was not reviewed as just one look at a replay would show that Westbrook was indeed not in the shooting motion.

LeBron James should probably think twice before complaining to National Basketball Association officials about Russell Westbrook getting a borderline call his way.

The Lakers dropped the Thunder 138-128 in overtime Thursday, but Lonzo Ball did his best to give Oklahoma City a chance.

The Lakers lost LeBron to a groin injury in the third quarter of the holiday game and since struggled with a 4-7 record.

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Beasley finished with five points, two assists and two rebounds in his nine minutes of action, to go along with his Shaqtin' A Fool moment.

"James. has been cleared to return to practice commencing next week, and progress towards a return to game play thereafter", the Lakers said. Moreover, the Lakers bench unit held a 30-7 scoring edge at this stage of the game.

These teams last met a couple of weeks ago on Jan 2 and it was the Thunder who won by 107-100 at Los Angeles behind 37 points from George.

L.A.is 24-21 on the season and in a tie with the Utah Jazz for the No. 8 spot in the West. After a quick trip to Texas and Oklahoma, the Lakers fly back to Southern California to host the Golden State Warriors on Martin Luther King Day. Westbrook did manage to make all three shots from the line to send the game to overtime - and Lakers fans were furious.

"They got a good team, they're going to win a lot of games but when you're playing against a bad team, you're up 17 at home, you have to put your foot on their neck", Barkley said. We discuss in-depth and explain why firing the coach now isn't the right move to make when circumstances are considered. "I know they say they're going to re-evaluate him this week".

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