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LeBron drops 44, moves to fifth all time in scoring

LeBron James dominates in the Lakers' win over the Blazers, pouring in 44 points and passing Wilt Chamberlain for fifth on the NBA's all-time scoring list.

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Lakers cook up more than 'instant oatmeal' in win

Los Angeles has come a long way since its opening night loss to the Portland Trail Blazers.

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.

1:19

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.

0:39

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.

0:35

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.

0:37

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.

0:30

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.

0:26

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.

0:16

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.

0:16

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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Boom Shakalaka

NBA All-Stars rocking the rim

The Greek Freak throws down the right-handed hammer

0:21

George shakes the earth with emphatic dunk

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Coming together

Which NBA chemistry experiments are working, and which aren't?

The Lakers are starting to find calm within the chaos, while the Sixers and Wolves have brand-new concerns. Who's acing and who's failing their chemistry exams?

Tyson Chandler contemplated Warriors before choosing Lakers

When it came down to a choice between Golden State and Los Angeles, the former Defensive Player of the Year could see himself only in a Lakers uniform.

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