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LeBron gets a tough reverse layup to go for the and-1 finish against Knicks (VIDEO)

Feb 1, 2014, 11:00 PM EDT

LeBron James pretty much showcases it all on this first half highlight from Saturday night’s game in New York.

Tim Hardaway Jr. is guarding James behind the three-point line, and his up-close approach is essentially forcing James to a drive. Challenge accepted, and the quickness with which James shakes his man before using his strength and athleticism to finish with a shot at the other side of the rim was truly impressive — even to James himself.

  1. drubyy1993 - Feb 1, 2014 at 11:24 PM

    It’s not fair for Tim Hardaway jr just simply unfair smdh

  2. gquesen - Feb 1, 2014 at 11:51 PM

    I’d Still take LBJ over Durant. The Heat are going to pick up the intensity rrrreeeaaalll quick.

    • antistratfordian - Feb 2, 2014 at 2:06 AM

      Well, yeah… KD has only been playing like LBJ for a month. LBJ has been playing like LBJ for a decade.

  3. davidly - Feb 2, 2014 at 7:39 AM

    In the history of the game, there is no single player better at making acrobatic baskets to get the and-1 flop call.

    • belleby123 - Feb 2, 2014 at 6:17 PM

      If he farts on the way up they might be aromatic baskets too.

      • miamatt - Feb 3, 2014 at 2:35 AM

        Another comic gem! well done.

  4. kclanton80 - Feb 2, 2014 at 9:34 AM

    Fantastic play by lebron! Its amazing how many nba players dont understand how to get in a good defensive stance. Hardaway takes himself out of this play with awful positioning and balace. Did he think a hip thrust was going to work really? The nba “where acting like your playing aggressive defense happens.”

    please excuse my little rant….

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