VIDEO: LeBron James duplicates Andre Iguodala chase-down block vs. Kyle Lowry (with JR Smith watching again)
In what was an amazing throwback to his time with the Cleveland Cavaliers, James pulled off a chase-down block on Kyle Lowry that was eerily similar to his block on Andre Iguodala in the 2016 NBA Finals.
LeBron and AD with back-to-back blocks 🖐🖐 pic.twitter.com/b9YxzUiLzk
— ESPN (@espn) August 2, 2020
For what it’s worth, JR Smith was also involved in the play in 2016 and in the latest one with the Lakers.
Here are the two blocks side by side for your viewing pleasure.
LeBron chasedown blocks ™ pic.twitter.com/7uViyVYEVZ
— ClutchPoints (@ClutchPointsApp) August 2, 2020
The chase-down block is one of LeBron’s signature moves on the court, having pulled it off multiple times over his 17-year career. With his speed and length, he has a knack of chasing down fastbreak opportunities and coming in from behind to get the emphatic denial.
Unfortunately for LeBron and the Lakers, unlike in 2016, they didn’t win the game this time. The Purple and Gold franchise bowed down to the Raptors, 107-92.
Kyle Lowry had the last laugh with 33 points, 14 rebounds and six dimes. Meanwhile, LeBron James finished with 20 markers, 11 boards and five assists.
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