02 February 07 News Today’s Lakers forward LeBron James talked about the team’s failure to succeed in an interview
Kyrie Irving was acquired through a trade, which was previously traded to the Lone Ranger by the Nets.
“Of course I’m disappointed. I can’t sit here and pretend I’m not disappointed that the team didn’t get such an incredibly talented player. In my opinion, Irving and I had a great time on the court.
The chemistry that helps win championships.
“But for now, I’m no longer focused on this matter. I’m now re-focused on how to play the performance we should have with the current lineup. I didn’t spend too much time thinking about Irving. For
I wasn’t very excited about these things that could have happened.
“I have imagined things that could have happened, but until these things come true, I don’t put my 100% focus on imagining these things. When these things don’t come true, I will immediately focus on my current situation.
“We had a chance to get Irving, we were one of the suitors. We didn’t make a deal, and we immediately focused on the next task, which is to finish the rest of the season with a strong performance and try to make the playoffs
.In the playoffs, I think as long as we’re healthy, we can compete with any team,” James said.