[Guide] News on January 16, Today, the Cavaliers defeated the Lakers 109-102 in an away game. James helped the team end their 6-game losing streak.
In this game, James scored 36 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists. The encounter between him and Kobe on the court again attracted special attention.
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“It’s a lot of fun, it’s always made me happy (against Kobe),” James said after the game. “It’s probably two of the best competitors in basketball on the same court. I’m still a
Watching Kobe’s game as a kid and watching him go straight from high school to the NBA was great. I hated how he missed the entire season last year with an injury and now he’s back and it’s fun.”
Although the Lakers suffered a three-game losing streak today, Kobe’s performance is still impressive.
He scored 19 points and dished out a career-high 17 assists.
He did not lose in this “23VS24” duel.
“If we were competing for a championship, then I would be very angry with myself (referring to not completing the reversal),” Coe said after the game, “but now I have to take a long-term view. I know that my current situation cannot match the
He (James) fights for a long time, so I just enjoy it.”
In today’s game, James and Kobe often communicated between games. The two chatted so happily that people even forgot that they were opponents on the court.
When James dunked an alley-oop in the game, Kobe also teased him for the first time.
“Hey, you’re getting old,” James laughed when talking about Kobe’s conversation with him. “He (Kobe) said, ‘When you jump in the air, you start to smash the ball.'”