Los Angeles Lakers: 4 lessons from LeBron James, Dwight Howard destroying Cleveland Cavaliers

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Mama! LeBron James broke a record again! The NBA teams are saying stop!

The Lakers followed the lead of LeBron James in the first half. Honestly, LeBron wasn’t aggressive at the beginning and he was sloppy early.

Then Tristan Thompson woke up the sleeping “King” when he stared him down after a nasty slam dunk.


The Cavaliers were up by three points when this happened. Thompson kicked him in the head and LeBron James went off.

First, he ran the fast break and received a pass from JaVale McGee and dunked the ball with a slap of the backboard. It’s been a minute since he dunked with anger in his heart.

In the 4th quarter, LeBron James just humiliated the Cavs using the complete repertoire.


LeBron James scored 23 of his team-high 31 points in the second half. In the 4th quarter, James had the entire Staples Center rocking with 14 points. He was looking to prove a point and it was easy to tell when he pulled from 35 feet and it almost went. Lakers announcer, Stu Lantz actually got out of his seat trying to measure the distance.

LeBron James had fun setting his teammates up with eight assists as well. With his third assist to Danny Green, James passed Basketball Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas to move up to eighth on the all-time assists list with 9062. LeBron James is the only small forward in the top-10 list. Remember he’s the only player in NBA history to be in the top ten in assists and scoring.

Okay, Lake Show Life keeps it real on these reports. James was terrible on the boards with two rebounds. Okay, we’re joking. Thanks to Superman, he didn’t have to get any.