11 months LeBron’s Lakers finale veers off script Manilatimes |Sports
LOS ANGELES: As movie pitches go, LeBron James’ move to the Los Angeles Lakers had all the makings of a Hollywood blockbuster. An ageing NBA superstar joins a storied-but-struggling franchise and leads a dramatic revival, which transforms the team into title contenders. But five months after James began training with the Lakers, the perfectly scripted finale has been stuck in what entertainment industry executives call “development hell”. LeBron James AFP PHOTOAfter a promising start to their new era, the Lakers have tailed off dramatically since an injured James limped out of a Christmas Day upset of the mighty Golden State ... more