Video: Lakers’ LeBron James posterizes Spurs’ LaMarcus Aldridge
James was his usual self in driving the lane with a vengeance in a close game down the stretch, and this time around, Aldridge found himself in the wrong spot.
While he tried to contest LeBron James’ eventual slam, LaMarcus Aldridge simply couldn’t stop the inevitable, and that was getting dunked on by the Lakers star.
— theScore (@theScore) December 6, 2018
This was one of many incredible moments from James in the final 12 minutes of the game, as he scored 20 of his 42 points in the fourth quarter while leading the Lakers to a huge victory.
LeBron James has been excellent as usual since joining the franchise this offseason. He entered tonight’s game averaging 27.8 points, 7.7 rebounds, and 6.7 assists per game, which has helped the Lakers jump out to a 15-9 start this season.
The win over the San Antonio marked the fourth straight home win for LeBron and company, and it’s clear that the energy is officially back at Staples Center after several seasons of struggling to find a rhythm.
Luke Walton’s team will get a rematch with the Spurs on Friday in San Antonio, with the Lakers set to play six of their next seven games on the road.