LeBron James had already drained four three-pointers in the third quarter of his team’s game against the Washington Wizards. What did the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar do next? Attack the rim with abandon, of course.
Steph Curry is a deserving MVP favorite. Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook have been historically productive. And Kawhi Leonard, Draymond Green, and Paul George have made the leap to full-fledged two-way superstardom. On Wednesday night, though, LeBron is sending a forceful reminder to the basketball world that he still deserves consideration as the game’s best player – at the very least.