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LeBron drops 44, moves to fifth all time in scoring

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Lakers cook up more than 'instant oatmeal' in win

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LeBron after moving to 5th in scoring: 'I'm able to do what I love to do'

LeBron James talks about what it means to pass Wilt Chamberlain for fifth all time in scoring and reflects on the Lakers' fourth straight victory.

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LeBron caps off huge night with block and 3-point play

LeBron James denies Damian Lillard on the defensive end, then dives to the rim and finishes through contact for a 44-point night.

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LeBron converts and-1 to become 5th all-time in scoring

LeBron James falls away and sinks a jumper through contact, then hits the free throw to pass Wilt Chamberlain for fifth on the NBA's all-time scoring list.

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McCollum pulls down LeBron for flagrant 1

LeBron James drives the lane and gets pulled down by CJ McCollum, hitting the deck hard to draw a flagrant 1.

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LeBron goes over Collins for and-1 finish

LeBron James comes off a screen and challenges Zach Collins at the rim, adjusting in mid-air to finish the and-1 layup.

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LeBron turns defense into offense after block

LeBron James stuffs Nik Stauskas at the rim, then goes coast-to-coast and finishes with a spin move.

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LeBron schools Turner for reverse layup

LeBron James gets the offensive rebound and spins free from Evan Turner before finishing with a smooth reverse lay-in.

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LeBron lobs, Chandler slams

LeBron James drive into the lane and throws it up for Tyson Chandler, who puts down the alley-oop stuff with two hands.

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LeBron nails two 3-pointers to give Lakers halftime lead

LeBron James pulls up from way downtown to put the Lakers in front, then beats the 1st-half buzzer with a straightaway triple.

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