The Los Angeles Lakers exacted some revenge on two fronts in Chicago on Wednesday. Crucial was selecting up a 121-110 win in opposition to a Bulls crew that beat them at residence on Sunday, protecting themselves in good standing within the West play-in race.
The second half was getting Patrick Beverley again after he gave LeBron James a “too small” taunt on Sunday within the late fourth quarter. As a substitute of James returning the favor in Chicago, it was Austin Reaves who hit a jumper in the lane over Beverley and hit him with the same gesture, which had Anthony Davis cracking up on the court docket.
After the sport, James was requested about his ideas on Reaves getting again at Beverley for him, and James began with an earnest reply, noting it reveals Reaves all the time has his again, earlier than sending just a little jab at his teammate for being a former Kobe stan and LeBron hater, saying he now forgives him for that.
LeBron James on what he considered Austin Reaves doing the “too small” gesture to Patrick Beverley: “That AR all the time obtained my again. All the time. Although he liked Kobe again within the day greater than me. I forgive him.” pic.twitter.com/pt0jAMTFO9
— Jovan Buha (@jovanbuha) March 30, 2023
Reaves’ old tweets about LeBron made the rounds when he joined the Lakers, as he was not shy about getting on his future teammate, and it’s fairly humorous that LeBron has sat on that for 2 years earlier than delivering an excellent line about them.