Skip Bayless created a new nickname for the Los Angeles Lakers after their Game 3 win against the Phoenix Suns.
The Los Angeles Lakers took Game 3 against Phoenix on Thursday night with a 109-95 victory.
Anthony Davis had 34 points and 11 rebounds, while LeBron James had 21 points and nine assists as the Lakers celebrated their first home NBA playoff game in more than eight years.
The Lakers pulled away from Phoenix in the second half after making a run, with the Suns struggling to make an impact offensively.
Booker scored 19 points and Chris Paul only played for 27 minutes, finishing with 7 points and 6 assists.
Game 4 will take place on Sunday in LA.
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LeBron gets labelled LeFlop
On Sunday, in Game 1, LeBron collided with Chris Paul and went flying to the ground.
As James shot a free-throw, he inadvertently clattered into CP3 and went down holding his shoulder.
Observers seemed annoyed at James’ actions, accusing him of “flopping.” It wasn’t just a few rogue fans either.
On Twitter, “LeFlop” – a somewhat pejorative nickname – started trending.
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Skip Bayless tweets, gives Lakers new nickname
Watching the Game 3 action, on Twitter, Skip Bayless went one further on than simply calling LeBron ‘LeFlop’.
He appeared to put the charge on the entire team, creating a new nickname for the Los Angeles Lakers.
He dubbed them, the ‘Los Angeles Floppers.’
Some things never change.