The circumstances seem fairly swell for the Los Angeles Lakers today. After opening the 2022-23 NBA season 2-10, they’re now seventh within the West at 41-38, half a recreation again of fifth and have clinched a spot within the Play-In Event, at worst. They’re 15-6 over their final 21 video games.
Following the crew’s thrilling 135-133 extra time victory in opposition to the Utah Jazz on Tuesday, LeBron James spoke with media within the locker room, at which level a swelling sound of goat noises intervened from the background in an ode to his standing among the many all-time greats. Apparently, this has change into a post-game development amongst James’ teammates and reached its present high-water mark Tuesday night time.
Whereas James didn’t appear rattled by the loud “bah” noises round him, reporters have been rather less unfazed, at the least briefly. The sly grin on James’ face as he prepares to reply a query signifies he will get a kick out of his teammates’ antics.
The previous few instances LeBron James has addressed the media at his locker, his teammates have chimed in with 🐐 noises. That is the loudest it’s been — a lot of the locker room was doing it. pic.twitter.com/70u30H67zd
— Jovan Buha (@jovanbuha) April 5, 2023
James and the Lakers return dwelling to sq. off in opposition to the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night time. In the event that they win that one and transfer right into a tie for the No. 5 seed, these goat noises would possibly prime Tuesday’s decibel ranges. There’s nonetheless a lot that may shift and alter over the following half week, however spirits appear fairly vibrant for James and his teammates in the intervening time.