One in every of LeBron James’ finest passes went to himself Wednesday throughout Sport three of the NBA Finals.
James carried out the high-flying stunt with about 10 minutes remaining within the first quarter of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ conflict with the Golden State Warriors. He was dribbling towards Warriors 7-footer JaVale McGee with just a few seconds remaining on the shot clock.
The four-time NBA MVP took just a few dribbles earlier than placing a shot pretend on the Warriors massive man. His pretend put McGee off steadiness, enabling him to duck below the big defender. James floated towards the free throw line, earlier than throwing the ball above the sq. on the backboard.
He then ran by the lane and caught the self-pass. James flushed the ball by the online with each palms for a robust dunk.
The shot gave the Cavaliers a 12-Four lead. Cleveland led Golden state 29-28 within the first quarter and 58-52 at halftime.
James had 14 factors within the first half. Kevin Durant had a game-high 24 factors on the break. James leads all gamers with 40 factors and 10.5 rebounds per recreation within the collection.
Sport Four of the 2018 NBA Finals is at 9 p.m. Friday in Cleveland. The Warriors held a 2-Zero lead within the collection coming into Wednesday’s bout.