He certainly imagined it differently …
The new NBA season started unhappily for Dennis Schröder (28). With his new team, the Boston Celtics, he lost the first game of the season at the New York Knicks after double overtime (134: 138).
The evening could have gone better for the Braunschweig resident. The point guard only hit five of 16 throws from the field. After all, he delivered eight assists.
In the second extension, however, the German international left an open lay-up. And that at the score of 131: 128 for the Celtics.
This earned him plenty of ridicule on social media. TV star Skip Bayless (Fox Sports) joked, “Somewhere LeBron James thinks, ‘I told you so.'”
In the summer, Schröder turned down a contract extension from the Los Angeles Lakers, the team of superstar LeBron James, over four years and $ 84 million. Hoping for a bigger payday. In the end, he was only left with a one-year contract for $ 5.9 million in Boston.
He wanted to earn a big payday with strong performances. In any case, he failed to get the go-ahead …