WATCH: “Just witnessed a murder” – 39-year-old LeBron James POSTERIZES Paul George in clash between Los Angeles teams shocking fans

LeBron James at 39 is still displaying athleticism beyond his age.


WATCH: “Just witnessed a murder” – 39-year-old LeBron James POSTERIZES Paul George in clash between Los Angeles teams shocking fans

LeBron James poster dunk on Clippers' Paul George (via X/Lakers)

LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers returned to winning ways at home against the Los Angeles Clippers in a thrilling encounter. The Lakers ended their four-game losing streak with a final score line of 106-103, and in the process gave the Clippers their first defeat in five games.

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LeBron James, a perennial force, dominated the player’s statistics charts, scoring 25 points, grabbing eight rebounds, and dishing out seven assists. Anthony Davis provided valuable support, contributing 22 points, securing ten rebounds, and recording a solitary assist.

Paul George led for the Clippers with 22 points, four rebounds, and three assists while Ivica Zubac came up with 22 points, 19 rebounds, and one assist. However, this wasn’t sufficient enough for the Clippers to overcome the Lakers.

In a thrilling third quarter, with the scores at 55-52 in favor of the Clippers, the Lakers unleashed their intensity. LeBron, showcasing remarkable athleticism at the age of 39, electrified the crowd with a poster dunk on Paul George, turning the game on its head.

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That move by James set the pace for the Lakers as they went on to win the third quarter 32-24. LeBron James once again proved that the saying “age is just a number” might just be correct. The win will relieve pressure on the Lakers and head coach Darvin Ham. The Lakers’ next game is a home match against the Toronto Raptors at the Crypto.com Arena.

Fans react to another LeBron James masterclass

LeBron James, the King, once again thrilled fans with his trademark poster dunk and athleticism as he led the Lakers to a hard-fought victory over the in-form Los Angeles Clippers. The moment set the Crypto.com Arena on fire and fans went to the popular social media platform, X (formerly known as Twitter) to express their delight.

LeBron James led the Lakers to victory against the Los Angeles Clippers (via Open Source/X)

A couple of fans’ reactions below:

This victory sent the Lakers to 10th on the Western Conference standings with an 18-19 record. The next two games are also must-win matches, two home games against the Toronto Raptors and the Phoenix Suns on the 10th and 12th of January respectively.

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LeBron James against the Clippers had 25 points, 11/19 field goals, 1/3 three points, eight rebounds, seven assists and one steal. This season he is averaging 25.2 points, 7.3 rebounds, and 7.4 assists.

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