Sports LeBron James shows inhuman nature leading Cavs to 26-point comeback

15:07  21 april  2017
15:07  21 april  2017 Source:   Sportress of Blogitude

LeBron unfazed by struggles, believes Cavaliers can repeat

  LeBron unfazed by struggles, believes Cavaliers can repeat LeBron James quickly moved past Cleveland’s disjointed regular season, an uphill, 82-game slog of injuries, roster upheaval and drama. INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — LeBron James quickly moved past Cleveland’s disjointed regular season, an uphill, 82-game slog of injuri Reflection can wait.James understands the Cavaliers appear vulnerable, perhaps beatable as they enter the NBA playoffs following a recent tailspin. However, he feels the grind may help the Cavs and maybe even give them an edge.

Follow the success story of NBA star LeBron James , who led the Miami Heat to NBA championship victories in both 2012 and 2013, at Biography.com. At an early age, he showed a natural talent for basketball. In the clinching Game 5, James scored 26 points , and had 11 rebounds and 13 assists.

The Cavaliers became the first team in the East to clinch a playoff berth with their 125-120 win over the Lakers on Sunday night, on the backs of huge games from Kyrie Irving (46 points ), LeBron James (34 points ), and Kevin Love (21 points , 15 rebounds).

Apr 20, 2017; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) watches the Indiana Pacers shoot free throws in game three of the first round of the 2017 NBA Playoffs at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. © Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports Apr 20, 2017; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) watches the Indiana Pacers shoot free throws in game three of the first round of the 2017 NBA Playoffs at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Never doubt LeBron James.

In honor of 4/20, The King was blazing as he simply dominated the second half of Thursday’s Game 3 against the Pacers, leading the Cavs back from a 26-point deficit on the road. They went on to win 119-114, and James finished with a divine state line of 41 points (28 in the second half), 13 rebounds, 12 assists and two blocks.

According to Basketball Reference, James joins Charles Barkley as the only players since 1984 to record 40-10-10 with less than five turnovers in a playoff game. The Cavs have not looked great throughout the series, but with a 3-0 lead they’ve all but guaranteed they’ll advance to the conference semifinals without a problem.

Here's why the Cavaliers should be concerned despite LeBron James' epic Game 3

  Here's why the Cavaliers should be concerned despite LeBron James' epic Game 3 The Cleveland Cavaliers flipped a switch on Thursday. Will that be enough to win a title?You had to know they’d come back, right?

Get the latest updated stats for Cleveland Cavaliers small forward LeBron James on ESPN.com. Cleveland Cavaliers . BornDec 30, 1984 in Akron, OH (Age: 32). Drafted2003: 1st Rnd, 1st by CLE.

LeBron James leads Cavs in historic comeback win to take 3-0 lead over Pacers. LEBRON James carried the Cleveland Cavaliers back from 26 points down as he capped a monster triple-double effort with a clutch takeover to stun the Indiana Pacers, 119-114, and take a 3-0 lead in their first-round

You may have heard on Twitter that this tied the biggest comeback in NBA playoff history. That’s not true, even though the TNT play-by-play man Brian Anderson broadcast that bit of trivia and the NBA itself tweeted it out.

The Lakers came back from down 29 points against the Sonics in 1989, and the Clippers completed a 27-point comeback against the Grizzlies in 2012.

Still, what LeBron and the Cavs did on Thursday was completely absurd. Everything was going the Pacers’ way in the first half, and we can use Myles Turner’s complete posterization of Tristan Thompson to sum that up.

LeBron James surpasses Kobe Bryant on the NBA playoff scoring list

  LeBron James surpasses Kobe Bryant on the NBA playoff scoring list The King is on his way to No. 1 all time.Midway through the second quarter of Game 3 between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Indiana Pacers, James surpassed Bryant for third on the playoff scoring list with 5,641 career postseason points. Kobe scored 5,640 points in 220 career playoff games, while Wednesday was LeBron’s 202nd.

Fall hazard leads to recall of 3k Adult Kick Scooters.

LeBron James . Cavs Blow Another Big Fourth-Quarter Lead , Drop To Second In The East. Cavaliers Blow 26 - Point Fourth-Quarter Lead .

After Indiana led 74-49 at halftime, Cleveland cut the lead to 14 points midway through the third quarter. But once Jeff Teague and Lance Stephenson hit consecutive threes to bump the Pacers’ lead back to 20, the game seemed over even with 16 minutes to go.

Well, maybe it didn’t seem over to Larry Legend, making Twitter waves with his facial expressions once again.

Then James started to truly dominate, as his tough back-to-back threes helped bring the Cavs within 91-84 going into the fourth.

For all the talk about the Cavs’ “Big Three,” Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving did not even play in the fourth quarter. Instead, coach Tyronn Lue went with James, Deron Williams, J.R. Smith, Kyle Korver and Channing Frye, with some Thompson and Iman Shumpert sprinkled in.

LeBron says he turned down $10M check from Reebok at 18

  LeBron says he turned down $10M check from Reebok at 18 LeBron James has been with Nike since before he played his first NBA game in 2003. Yet that didn't mean other shoe companies didn't try to aggressively court the superstar-in-waiting when he was an 18-year-old high school senior about to jump straight to the pros. © Sporting News Archive / Sporting News / Getty In a recent "Kneading Dough" interview with longtime friend and business partner Maverick Carter on his own media platform, Uninterrupted, James recounted how then-Reebok CEO Paul Fireman offered to write him a $10-million check on the spot if he agreed not to talk to Nike or Adidas.

LeBron And The Cavs Erased A 26 - Point Deficit To Take A Commanding Series Lead On The Pacers. However, something happened during the halftime break and things flipped in the second half to the tune of a 26 - point comeback by Cleveland that matched the NBA Playoff record.

LeBron James contributed one of the finest playoff performances of his career in Cleveland 's Game 3 win over Indiana.

But really, I’m not sure it would have mattered who the Cavs put out there with James in the fourth quarter. He was simply on another planet, tearing up the Indiana defense.

Just look at how comically fooled Monta Ellis was on this fast break:

The MVP votes have already been cast, but Thursday’s performance helped show why James is still a worthy MVP choice even though almost everyone focused on Russell Westbrook, James Harden and Kawhi Leonard during the final weeks of the season.

While LeBron will deservedly got all the praise and headlines, don’t forget about Paul George’s performance that gave Indiana a shot in this one. He finished with 36 points, 15 rebounds and nine assists. The Pacers have been right on the edge of victory twice in three games against the Cavs mainly thanks to George going ballistic.

In the regular season, those performances may have been enough for wins. But once again we learned Playoff LeBron is a whole other animal.

Raptors' defense could be Eastern Conference X-factor .
Among the number of factors that will determine whether LeBron James represents the Eastern Conference in the NBA Finals for a ludicrous seventh consecutive season, perhaps the biggest question - outside of Cleveland - is how sustainable Toronto's newfound defensive excellence is. The Raptors' middlingThe Raptors' middling defense was somewhat of an afterthought as the team scored at a historic rate over the first quarter of the season, then became Toronto's undoing as the offense slowed down and the Raptors tumbled down the East standings.

Source: http://ca.pressfrom.com/news/sports/-24312-lebron-james-shows-inhuman-nature-leading-cavs-to-26-point-comeback/

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!