Reasonably than praising the Warmth for holding their nerves down the stretch, Skip selected to try to malign LeBron James and the Lakers in his post-game tweets.
The Lakers tonight staged a comeback from 11 factors down within the 4th quarter, retaking the lead for the primary time in 3 quarters.
The Warmth and the Lakers then saved exchanging this lead until the final 16 seconds of the sport.
Butler’s free throws put the Warmth up 109-108, after which Danny Inexperienced missed what may have been a game-clinching 3-pointer. Markieff Morris’s turnover on the finish mainly sealed the win for the Warmth.
Skip Bayless says LeBron’s path to a championship this 12 months simpler than MJ ever had it
The Lakers have gotten previous the likes of Damian Lillard, James Harden and Nikola Jokic this playoffs. However to a detractor like Skip Bayless, there’s nothing that may’t be twisted to make the likes of LeBron look unhealthy.
His tweets tonight, as a substitute of congratulating the Warmth, centered on how James and co blew the sport.
Oh, effectively, so the Lakers win it in six and it offers this LeBron Finals opponent credibility the Warmth don’t deserve. This stays LeBron’s best path to a hoop. This could’ve been a sweep. Jordan by no means acquired to play a Finals opponent as straightforward as this one.
— Skip Bayless (@RealSkipBayless)
We witnessed an all time nice Finals duel from James and Butler tonight. Whereas James had a 40 level outing, Butler put up a 30 level triple double, his second within the Finals.
Butler additionally made the clutch free throws that have been to show the distinction between the 2 sides. As well as, he had an awesome block on LeBron late within the sport as effectively. As a substitute of alluding to this, nevertheless, Bayless selected to remain petty.