LeBron James and Anthony Davis fade like Lakers’ play-in hopes in loss to Pelicans

LeBron James pumped and pumped, creating the tiniest of windows with a chance for the Lakers to tie a score and extend their season.

For the second time in a week, the Lakers had a chance to greatly improve their position in the postseason caboose.

The Lakers lost to the Pelicans 114-111 Friday night at home, the same night where Anthony Davis and James rejoined their lineup

They led by as many as six in the fourth and by five with five minutes to go before fumbling the game away with missed shots,

With everyone back, this was the Lakers team Frank Vogel had been waiting for.

with mistake after mistake, it was crystal clear that this was the Lakers team Vogel always has had.