Lakers' LeBron James, Anthony Davis talk Netflix series 'Squid Game' after preseason loss to Warriors


The NBA’s routine season is quickly approaching, however LeBron James and Anthony Davis showed Tuesday they have more than basketball on their minds. The Los Angeles Lakers’ championship-winning duo dished on the Netflix struck series “Squid Game” after their 111-99 preseason loss to the Golden State Warriors.  

James emerged from his seat throughout the Lakers’ media schedule while Davis approached from his left, and the 2 started an unscripted discussion about the South Korean series prior to Davis took the mic. As a four-time NBA champ, James understands everything about endings — and he didn’t authorize of the one in “Squid Game.” 

“I didn’t like the ending,” James, a 17-time All-NBA choice, informed Davis, a four-time All NBA choice, in the following spoiler-filled video. 

James and Davis’ discussion is additional proof of “Squid Game” ending up being more cultural example than tv series. On Tuesday, Netflix revealed the program notched “111 million fans” because its September release, making it the most significant launch in the streaming service’s history. Netflix’s previous record came from the duration drama “Bridgerton,” which streamed in 63 million homes over its very first 4 weeks.

Created by Hwang Dong-hyuk, “Squid Game” includes characters playing kids’s video games for a grand reward of 45.6 billion won ($38.7 million U.S. dollars.) The competitors’s losers, nevertheless, face lethal repercussions. 

Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges revealed his assistance of James’ “Squid Take” with among his own: 

The NBA’s routine season starts Oct. 19, and the Lakers will fight the Golden State Warriors at the Staples Center at 10 p.m. ET. After stopping working to reach the NBA Finals in 2015 and getting star Russell Westbrook to name a few veteran star power in the offseason, James is wishing to lead the Lakers to a much better ending to the one he experienced with “Squid Game.” 

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