The King used his hops on both defense and offense for this highlight moment.
On this play, Dallas Mavericks big man Kristaps Porzingis lost the ball straight up in the air on a shot attempt. Essentially a jump ball, LeBron James skied in the air to grab the rock. James then chugged along like a tank and went three quarters court. Dorian Finney-Smith tried to keep pace with Lebron, but ended up going along for the ride. King James rose up and slammed a two-handed dunk over Finney-Smith, who tried to disappear into the crowd. Extra oomph was added as James hung on the rim while swinging back and forth.
James and his Los Angeles lakers ended up winning the game in overtime 119-110. Both the King and Luka Doncic made history this game, being the first opposing players to post 30 point 15 assist triple doubles. LeBron’s damage: 39 points, 16 assists, and 12 rebounds.
The sneaker James wore for this highlight was the Nike LeBron 17. This sneaker features a heel Air unit; the largest bag ever seen on a basketball shoe, providing maximum impact protection. The two large volume Zoom units in the forefoot for extra responsiveness. Knitposite graces the upper, with heat-molding creating the scaly look. As a result of the heat, the upper features more structure and durability.
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