LeBron Jameslder de Los Angeles Lakersassured this Monday that he signed four years ago with the Los Angeles team with the aim of winning the title and that the ring conquered in 2020 did not satisfy his “hunger” for further success with his franchise.
“I came here to win a title. And I want to win more. I got what I wanted to win, but I’m still hungry,” LeBron said at a press conference organized by the Lakers, who bottomed out this year by finishing eleventh in the West and out of the playoffs and play-in.
“I’m sure the team wants the same, this team has always gone for the win. I did it, we did it, but I want to do it again.”
LeBron spoke at a press conference shortly before Frank Vogel’s firing became official as a coach and assured that he has “nothing but words of respect for Frank”.
Asked about the ffuture of the project sports of the Lakers, “King James” assured that the decisions of the directive do not depend on him.
“The board will do what it has to do. to improve this team, I can give my opinion but they will do what is best”, he said.
Despite the disgust for the failure experienced this year, LeBron was calm and determined to continue improving during the preseason. In particular, he wants to work on free throws.
“I want to improve in the free lane, I have to improve. I’m down in free practice, I have to improve. Before Miami I was up on the table in that specialty, but then I lost it,” he said.
This season, LeBron shot 75.6% in free throws. His record is 78%, achieved with the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2008-2009 season.