The Brooklyn Nets defeated the los angeles lakers 121-104 on Monday night when LeBron James and Anthony Davis didn’t play in front of a back-to-back.
James, who sat out with a sore left ankle, has had a statistically incredible season, scoring 30.2 points per game in his 20th year in the NBA.
Brooklyn point guard Kyrie Irving i’m talking about james after the win, praising his former teammate as he continues to impress at 38 years old.
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«I definitely saw this when we played together,» Irving said when asked about James’ season. «His ability of him to prepare mentally, spiritually and emotionally, game by game, day by day… I’ve been quoted as saying it’s hard to be lebron james or any superstar in any entertainment sport, athletics or business industry because all eyes are on you.
«But he’s handled it extremely well. We gave the keys to the whole business to an 18-year-old and now he’s 38 and still in command. I don’t think we should be surprised. I think we should congratulate and celebrate him as much as possible.»
James and irving played together for three years with the Cleveland Cavaliers, winning the NBA championship in 2016.
James has continued to play at a high level as one of the oldest players in the NBA, showing little sign of slowing down.
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«Please continue to enjoy the shows you put on because it won’t be for much longer,» Irving continued. «Every time you decide to play [until] but I’m enjoying the show. And I wish we’d have had a chance to play against each other [on Monday night] But who knows what can happen later.»
James will soon be the NBA all-time scoring leader as he approaches to pass Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
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The four-time NBA champion has expressed his desire to play in the NBA with his two sons, which means fans of the league will have at least a few more years to enjoy James’ basketball greatness.