Hall of Fame point guard Walt “Clyde” Frazier wasn’t holding back when sharing his thoughts on Lakers star LeBron James.
Frazier currently works as a color commentator on MSG Network and helps cover Knicks games. During a timeout in New York’s 124-123 victory over Los Angeles, Frazier criticized James for not being a team player.
“This type of behavior is not — when you’re the face of the NBA, I think you should be more a part of your team no matter what is going on,” Frazier said during the broadcast. “In the public you have to be a part of the team. In the locker room you’re not, but you have to (show) that type of togetherness in public and right now we see he doesn’t really care.”
Clyde Frazier criticizes LeBron for not being “part of the team” and says “he doesn’t really care” 😳 pic.twitter.com/cHGumjnI8L
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) March 17, 2019
Frazier went on to discuss coach Luke Walton’s job security. When the broadcast showed Walton talking with his players, Frazier said, “So that’s why this man is rumored to be — this is his last season as Lakers coach.”
The Lakers signed James during the offseason with high hopes, but Los Angeles hasn’t had the season it expected. The Lakers fell to 31-39 and are now 11th in the Western Conference.