LeBron James guided the Los Angeles Lakers to the NBA Championship inside a bio-secure environment in Orlando last year but said just the thought of being stuck inside a bubble again gives him the shakes.
The rookie point guard LaMelo Ball became the youngest player in NBA history to record a triple-double with 22 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists on Saturday night, helping the Charlotte Hornets beat the Atlanta Hawks 113-105 for their third straight win.
It was exactly one year ago Sunday when Jimmy Butler walked into the Miami Heat practice gym, took a seat on a makeshift stage and said he wanted to be part of the team’s next title run. He’ll have that chance.
LeBron James had 29 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists as the Los Angeles Lakers advanced to their first NBA Western Conference finals in a decade with a 119-96 blowout win over the Houston Rockets on Saturday.