LeBron James leads his Los Angeles Lakers past Luka Doncic’s Dallas Mavericks in exquisite fashion. Lebron did not only score 22 points, but also became the No.2 Xmas Day All-Time Scorer only to be trailing behind Kobe Bryant. Talking about the battle between two stars, LeBron and Doncic, the former completely dominated the game play making sure Doncic get much opportunity to express. But the massive player Doncic is turning into, he still ended up scoring 27 points for his team.
Whereas for the Lakers, it wasn’t only LeBron James who showed his masterclass. Anthony Davis, Montrezl Harrell and Dennis Schroder all rose to the occasion, scoring a combined total of 90 points. With Luka not receiving any major help, the Mavs had no control on the outcome.
LeBron James scores a stunning fade away on Luka Doncic
LeBron is knowing for making a game out of ‘no-place to go’ situation throughout his 18 years in the league. Even today LeBron was completely guarded by Luka on one particular occasion where he turned away with a fade away shot that left the Mavs’ superstar dazzled.
The fact that both players were among the top picks in their respective drafts also provides the duo with a solid bond. James was the top overall pick in 2003 and Doncic was chosen third overall in 2018. Their performances do summon why they were the most prioritized players in the NBA Draft entering the league.
Although LeBron speaks highly of Doncic, there is no doubt that this shot might have given him some inner peace. After the game however, Anthony Davis sarcastically even called out his team as a great one. When he was told about the combined total of the concerned 4 Lakers’ players.