Lakers News: JaVale McGee Talks Free Agency, Playing with LeBron James, More

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PORTLAND, OR - NOVEMBER 03:  LeBron James #23,  JaVale McGee #7 and Kyle Kuzma #0 of the Los Angeles Lakers watch the action against the Portland Trail Blazers at Moda Center on November 3, 2018 in Portland, Oregon.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

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The Los Angeles Lakers‘ franchise-record postseason drought extended to six seasons with a 37-45 drama-filled 2018-19 campaign, and center JaVale McGee gave the world some insight on the team Wednesday. 

During an appearance on FS1’s Undisputed, McGee touched on everything from the Lakers season to playing alongside four-time NBA MVP LeBron James to the early-season incident between Golden State Warriors stars Kevin Durant and Draymond Green (around the 4:00 mark):

Los Angeles went from rebuild mode to championship expectations following the signing of James last summer. McGee was among the veterans signed to a one-year deal to fill out the roster and supplement a young core.

While the Lakers quickly fell out of contention after the All-Star break, McGee—a two-time NBA champion—believes the team had the talent when healthy to make some noise.

“I feel like we definitely could have made it to the Western Conference Finals and met up with the Warriors,” McGee said when

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