The Lakers (12-9) take on the Mavericks (10-9) on Friday with tipoff set for 10:30 p.m. ET. "We want to get up and down".
Johnson cautioned against the dangers of placing too much of a workload on James and following the Cleveland Cavaliers' blueprint.
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"Basically minutes, trying to make sure we don't overplay him and then also usage of the ball in his hands", Johnson said. We have a system that the ball moves around, a lot of pick-and-roll plays. LeBron reacts to Lonzo Ball spraining his ankle in the loss and explains what it means to lose both of the team's point guard. "I'm serious." That patience seemed to have run out because the LeBron from Cleveland who dominated the ball has returned, despite the Lakers notion saying he would be used more off-the-ball in an effort to conserve energy. The Lakers shot 14.3% from 3-point land, LeBron says you go 5-for-35 from downtown "you ain't winning" games like that.
LeBron James's arrival in Los Angeles this season instantly put the Lakers in the National Basketball Association playoff conversation, but the superstar admits he's still figuring out how best to make his less experienced teammates better. Last season, James averaged 36.9 minutes while playing in all 82 games for the first time in his career. I keep telling them I'm strong enough to play most minutes, but they won't listen to me, so, it's OK. "People are going to be talking about us, but that's not how it's going right now". "Once we do that, we will be a really good team".