Pressure always jumps a level or two in Celtics v Lakers games and this time was no different. Lakers managed to squeeze a late win thanks to a clutch fade jumper from legend Lebron James.
Jayson Tatum had an amazing game vs. the Los Angeles Lakers with 41 points (career high), 5 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 blocks, 1 steal, 12-20 (60%) FG, 4-7 (57%) 3pt FG, 13-15 (87%) FT, +7
While LBJ is still kind of new to the Los Angeles Lakers' rivalry V Boston Celtics, he Enjoyed the chance to take part in the history and passion behind this historic rivalry.
James had the opportunity on Sunday to make another significant statement in this chapter of NBA history, he literally stepped back and did it like only he knows!
James pulled up 29pts and put the Lakers ahead on with a off-balance fadeaway jumper with 30 seconds left, and Los Angeles split it 2-2 this season series with Boston in a 114-112 tight win.
James had 9 assists and 9 rebounds in another perfect all-around game. He missed an imprtant free throw moments before he nailed the turnaround jumper over Brown to put the Lakers up and extand their 5th win in a row.
Lebron'ss off balance fadeaway over Jaylen Brown to gives Lakers 1 point lead with 30 seconds left
Once again Lebron proves us why he's in the GOAT discussion. LBJ utilizes his famous fadeaway jumper to win the match. most of us remember this clutch shot from the Eastren Confrence Semi-Finals of 2018 when Lebron single handedly destroyed the rapotors
Tatum's development this season has been a great to watch. many experts believe he got legit superstar potential. At his size and length, being a volume 3-pt scorer is incredibly rare (PG, KD), not to mention he's a pretty good defender already too. Sky's the limit for him at this point
Jayson Tatum with the step back 3p on AD
AD posted 30pts+ and kind of under performed on offense, while missing some wide open layups over smaller players.
Rondo throws the ball in the air and it hits KCP in the head
LA seat on top of the Western Conference table at 1st, while the Celtics sit in 3rd in the East. Both teams have a some chances of perhaps meeting in the Finals this year for the 13th, time especially if celtics can turn out victorious in the competitive west and manage to continue to develop from big games like this staples center thriller.