Jordan Poole will have a difficult time recovering from this devastating loss against the Los Angeles Lakers. Golden State Warriors lost by just 5 points to the LeBron-led LA Lakers. After one of the most embarrassing basketball sequences, the game ended 117-112, in favor of the Lakers. According to Warriors fans who were furious on social media, Poole is to blame for the Warriors’ defeat.
Stephen Curry handed the ball to Draymond green with just 10 seconds left in the game. Green passed the ball to Draymond Green when he saw Jordan Poole wide open. Poole had the opportunity to pass around the ball because he was wide-open. Poole decided to shoot despite the Warriors being only 3 points behind at the time. It was no surprise that he missed and caused chaos.
Poole’s Game IQ mistake, which could have changed the outcome of the game, sent NBA Twitter into a frenzy. Poole, however, thought it would be a good idea to shoot at a distance that even Curry might have hesitated from. Poole was called all kinds of names by fans on Twitter who ridiculed him for the awful shot that led to the Warriors losing.
Take a look at the game, and how the fans reacted to Jordan Poole’s 3-pointer.
The Warriors’ demise is due to Jordan Poole’s poor decision-making, as the fans react
Jordan Poole in action for the Golden State Warriors (AP)
Anthony Davis was the Lakers’ star with 30 points and five assists. He also had 25 rebounds. LeBron followed closely behind with 22 points and four assists. Dennis Schroder and D’Angelo Russell were close behind with 19 each. Stephen Curry scored 27 points for the Warriors. He also had three assists and six rebounds. Klay Thompson followed with 25 point, four assist, and three rebounds.
Jordan Poole’s shot was the decisive moment in the game, despite the incredible effort of the entire team. The Golden State Warriors were close to winning the game throughout, but Poole’s one-shot effort was enough for the Lakers to win.
NBA Twitter didn’t let him go, despite Poole’s terrible attempt to make the game-winning three-pointer. Some called him words while others made jokes about Draymond green wanting “to beat his A **.” NBA Tweet went into a frenzy when Poole missed. This led to some hilarious reactions. Check out some of the hilarious reactions below.
Poole’s mistake and the Warriors’ plan to recover from this loss will be fascinating. The Warriors will face the Lakers in Game 2 on Friday.