Then with me, I was still learning how to play the game, trying to think about something other than scoring. Then with James, he came in and Scotty coached him up hard, taught him how to be a professional. Then we learned so much from (Kendrick) Perkins, Nate Robinson, Nazr Mohammed — you could go down the line. Without them, I don’t know if any of us would be at that level we’re all at today.
October 20, 2018 | 9:29 pm EDT Update
October 20, 2018 | 9:05 pm EDT Update
Tania Ganguli: Luke Walton says the best thing so far about having LeBron on the team is the “overall confidence” he brings and instills when he’s on the court. Walton likens it to how much more confident he felt when Kobe was on the court with him.
Kyle Goon: Luke Walton was asked what was different about this home opener compared to the last one: “This is a little different,” he said, gesturing to the 50 or so media members crowded around him in the back tunnel of Staples Center.