After losing their opening game of the season versus the Clippers, the Lakers have actually torn through 6 straight wins and stand atop the Western Conference.
The Lakers rise has actually been sustained by yet another amazing stretch of play from LeBron James, who is balancing 26 points, 8 rebounds, and 11 assists per game, consisting of three straight triple-doubles.
Fellow Laker Alex Caruso is likewise having himself a year. His numbers fade in contrast to his superstar colleague, Caruso has actually ended up being a fan-favorite rotation player and had his share of clutch shots and protective stops throughout this Lakers run.
A huge play from Caruso will typically lead to a celebratory chest bump from James.
— NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA) November 6, 2019
As Caruso exposed on Wednesday, it’s hard to be on the getting end of among James’ chest bumps.
” Bron’s got ta watch out,” Caruso stated. He’s got like 60 to 80 pounds on me … But he gets buzz, and I get buzz and we simply roll with it.
Asked if he would be on the injury report, Caruso stated he would be great.
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) November 7, 2019
Caruso is no doubt delighted to have James commemorating his play, and after signing a two-year, $5.5 million offer this summertime, he’s got at least a couple of more seasons of bumping chests with James on the horizon.
That stated, if he keeps making huge plays, Lakers fans will need to hope Caruso expands a bit so he can be prepared for James.
” Bron’s got ta watch out,” Caruso stated. He’s got like 60 to 80 pounds on me … But he gets buzz, and I get buzz and we simply roll with it. I did an excellent task of simply kinda rolling out of that so I didn’t take the complete hit.”.