Lakers' playoffs hope get dimmer with loss to Knicks

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And even with his big performance, James failed to deliver for the Lakers with the game on the line.

Despite a hard first season with the Los Angeles Lakers, LeBron James has expressed belief in the organization's braintrust when it comes to adding talent to the team's roster this summer.

The Knicks' Mario Hezonja gets all ball on a late shot attempt by LeBron James.

James was rested for the loss to the Detroit Pistons on Friday, but made his comeback two days later at Madison Square Garden. However, Mario Hezonja was able to stick with the four-time MVP and provide a game-winning block for the home team.

"No matter what is going on, in the public, you gotta be a part of the team", the 73-year-old analyst continued. "Maybe in the locker room you're not but you have to exude that type of togetherness in public".

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"And right now, we see that he doesn't really care". The Lakers pestered the Knicks on defense throughout the quarter, forcing turnovers and shutting down any offensive momentum the team had built until that point, taking a slim 66-63 lead going into halftime.

James was 4-for-15 from the field in the final quarter, but Walton said his star should not take the blame for a 39th loss in a miserable season.

"It bothers me in the fact we didn't close the game out and being the competitor that I am, it bothers me that I didn't make enough plays down the stretch; it bothers me that I didn't even get a shot up at the hoop", James said after the game.

"He's one of the all-time great players in our league", said Walton.

"Anytime he was with the ball, I was trying to get him exhausted", Hezonja said.